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    Terance L. Winemiller
    Black Belt Region in Alabama
    Depending on the criteria employed to characterize the area, the Black Belt of Alabama, named for its...
    Cultural Geography of Alabama
    Since achieving statehood in 1819, Alabama and its counties and municipalities have undergone numerous...
    Lauren Wiygul
    Cullman
    The city of Cullman is the county seat and largest city of Cullman County. It is located between the...
    Evergreen
    Known as "the Emerald City," Evergreen is located in southwestern Alabama and is the county seat of ...
    Livingston
    Livingston, the county seat of Sumter County, is located in west-central Alabama between Tuscaloosa and...
    Marion
    Known as "College City," Marion is the county seat of Perry County and is located in the westcentral...
    Opelika
    The city of Opelika, known once as the Trading Center of East Alabama, is the county seat of Lee County...
    Phenix City
    Phenix City is the county seat of Russell County and is located in east Alabama along the west bank of...
    Troy
    The city of Troy is the county seat and the largest town in Pike County. From its origins as a small...
    A. James Wohlpart
    Hardin E. Taliaferro
    A Baptist minister, Hardin (often spelled Harden) Taliaferro (1811-1875) is also one of Alabama's...
    Janice Wood
     The Huntsville Times 
     The Huntsville Times has served the city of Huntsville and the state for more than 100 years. Among notable...
    Julia Erin Wood
    Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Alabama (SNCC)
    The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC, pronounced "Snick") was founded in Raleigh, North...
    W. Kirk Wood
    Clarence Cason
    Coming of age in the turbulent South of the early twentieth century, Clarence Cason (1896-1935) saw firsthand...
    Rebecca Woodham
    Buford Boone
    Though not a native Alabamian, Buford Boone (1909-1983) nonetheless became one of the state's leading...
    Johnnie Carr
    Johnnie Carr (1911-2008) devoted her life to civil rights and to improving the lives of all the residents...
    Jonathan Myrick Daniels
    Jonathan Myrick Daniels (1939-1965), an Episcopal seminarian, spent little time in Alabama, but the influence...
    Virginia Foster Durr
    Over the course of her long life, Virginia Foster Durr (1903-1999) was a constant presence in Alabama...
    William Bradford Huie
    William Bradford "Bill" Huie (1910-1986) ranks as one of Alabama's most prolific authors. Over the...
    Lowndes County Freedom Organization
    The Lowndes County Freedom Organization, or Black Panther Party, was a short-lived political party that...
    Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA)
    The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was formed in the days following the December 1955 arrest...
    Jo Ann Robinson
    Although not as well-known as Rosa Parks or Martin Luther King, Jr., Jo Ann Robinson (1912-1992) was...
    Arthur Davis Shores
    Long before marches and demonstrations made the civil rights movement a feature of nightly newscasts,...
    Southern Conference for Human Welfare (SCHW)
    From 1938 to 1948, the Birmingham-based Southern Conference for Human Welfare (SCHW) tried to bring long-overdue...
    A. J. Wright
    Arthur McKinnon Brown
    Arthur McKinnon (some sources give McKimmon) Brown (1867-1939) was one of the earliest African American...
    Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette
    Cornelius N. Dorsette (1852?-1897) is often identified as the first licensed or certified black physician...
    Graefenberg Medical Institute
    The Graefenberg Medical Institute, founded in 1852 in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, was the first functioning...
    Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA)
    Organized in 1847, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) became the first statewide...
    Lloyd Noland
    Physician Lloyd Noland (1880-1949) served with Alabamian general William C. Gorgas in the Panama Canal...
    Southern Research Institute
    Established in 1944 as the first independent scientific research center in the Southeast, the Southern...
    Karen Wynne
    Community-Supported Agriculture
    An increasing number of farms in Alabama are adopting the community supported agriculture (CSA) model...
    Organic Farming
    Organic farming is poised to become an emerging industry in Alabama as public concerns about health and...