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Things To Know About This Day February 26 In Black History [Video]

On this day in February 26, 1965 Jimmie Lee Jackson dies from gun shots inflicted by the police after a voting-rights meeting in Marion, Alabama.

In response to the death of Jimmie Lee Jackson the SCLC wanted to march from Selma to Montgomery

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Angela Weiss, Getty Images

Raheem DeVaughn’s ‘Love Sex Passion’ Album: A Track-by-Track Breakdown [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]

Raheem DeVaugn visited The Boombox's New York City office to deliver a track-by-track breakdown of his new LP, 'Love Sex Passion.' Read on to find out which queen inspired a track, why he calls himself the "Christian Grey of R&B," the importance of R. Kelly's lyrics and why black ice cream is his favorite.

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I’m So in Love Today!

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but no one said that was the only day we could express love. And today, I am sooooo in love!  Yes, I said TODAY. Don't act like you don't fall in and out of love.

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Lifetime Network Recognizes UA Graduate’s Son As Child Genius

He scored in the top 99.9% in the country and had the highest scores in reading, math, and language nationally. He was featured in the networks show that can be seen on mylifetime.com.

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An Alabama Car Dealership Is Shut Down For Defrauding Customers

I’m sure you have heard the old saying that some used car dealers are crooks!  Well here we go!

A court order has been obtained by the Alabama Attorney General’s Office to stop Quality Used Cars in Elmore County from operating based on evidence of defrauding customers

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Levi Randolph
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Levi Randolph Becomes Alabama Basketball’s First Academic All-American

Alabama senior Levi Randolph was named an Academic All-American on Thursday, making him the first player in school history to earn that honor.

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NBC

Ice T Has a Lot of Opinions About ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

“Fifty Shades of Grey? That’s nothing!”

It’s fair to assume that the last thing most people – even most late night hosts – would ask Ice T should they have him locked in a conversation is how he feels about Fifty Shades of Grey. Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is not most people, and when Ice T (Ice? Mr. T?) appeared on his show last night, Fallon asked him about America’s current cultural obsession. Ice T had some opinions! They’re kind of great!

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Brother A is a Bad Man!

I've worked for WTUG since January 2003, beginning as an intern and moving to the Quiet Storm before settling into middays in 2007. Since Day 1, Fradell Amerson-- or Brother A, as he is affectionately known --has been a significant part of my life.

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Photo by Larry W. Smith/Getty Images

Infant Found Frozen To Death In Backyard

I was deeply saddened when I read this story of a 3 yr.old that was reported missing only to be found frozen to death in the backyard wearing a diaper.

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Freddie Roach
Freddie Roach (No. 8) makes a tackle against Auburn. (Photo courtesy of Alabama athletics)

Former Alabama LB Freddie Roach to Join Nick Saban’s Staff

Alabama will be adding another former player to its coaching staff for the 2015 season.

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