Monthly Archives: March 2014

WHCAA Death Announcement – Mrs. Mamie Pendleton Ward

Mamie Louise Pendleton Ward, the youngest child of the late Reverend Joe and Queen Lane Pendleton, was born on September 20, 1931 in Madison County, Alabama. In the family, she was affectionately called “Baby Sister” especially by her surviving brother, Columbus … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Inequality

WASHINGTON — Sixty years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that black children have the right to the same education as their white peers. But new civil rights data released by the Education Department reflect an education system rife with inequities … Continue reading

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The Resegregation of Huntsville

Letters-to-Editor The Huntsville Times Huntsville, AL 35801 Dear Editor: Members of the Huntsville School Board swear falsely when they declare that the board has had nothing to do with the resegregation of the city. The Board is part of a … Continue reading

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The Integration of Marshall Space Flight Center

Former Huntsville Times editor Bob Ward details a secret plan led by Woody Anderson and Milton Cummings to help integrate Huntsville and preserve Huntsville’s future in space exploration.   How Sen. John Sparkman, Milton Cummings and Woody Anderson helped save … Continue reading

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WHCAA Death Announcement – Mr. William Dillard

Graveside services for Mr. William Dillard will be Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.at Valley View Memorial Gardens (139 Meridianville Bottom Road – Meridianville,AL). Family Visitation will be Friday, March 21, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in … Continue reading

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