Monthly Archives: July 2015

Are there 9,000 unmarked graves in Huntsville slave cemetery? Historians intend to find out

Near Huntsville’s downtown business district, Glenwood Cemetery is an oasis of green, with neatly manicured grass and groupings of shade trees. It’s a large cemetery: 1,148 tombstones mark burial sites of slaves, as well as the city’s most prominent black … Continue reading

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WHCHS Alumni Membership Meeting

ATTENTION COUNCILL HIGH ALUMNI On Thursday July 30, 2015, The Executive Committee will host an Alumni Membership Meeting at the Showers Center on Bluesprings Road at 6:30 pm. Topics of discussion include plans for commemorating the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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WHCAA Death Announcement – Mr. Earl Johnson

Mr. Earl Johnson WHCHS Class of 1953 Funeral service was held on Monday, July 27, 2015 at the Union Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (3126 Nevel Drive Huntsville, AL 35810) with Dr. Edward L. Anderson officiating. Interment was  in … Continue reading

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Black History Month 2013 Slideshow

A collection of photographs taken during the week long Black History Celebration in February 2013 at the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library in Huntsville, Alabama. A special thanks is given to Mr. Lebron Leslie (FFP Productions) for capturing these moments.

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Civil Rights – 50 Years Later in Huntsville Alabama (Full Version)

Huntsville Civil Rights – 50 Years Later: Local civil rights activists discuss their experiences during the 1960’s civil rights struggle in Huntsville, Alabama. Note: This is the full length presentation Speakers Included: Dr. Sonnie W. Hereford, III Earl Jordan Beaulah … Continue reading

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