Black History Month

Black History in the Making: Judge John England
Anybody in Tuscaloosa that has had to deal with the justice system in Tuscaloosa has heard of Judge England. But what many don't know is that Judge John England was the first black circuit judge in Tuscaloosa and one of the first (along with Charles Steele, Jr.) to serve on the Tuscaloosa'…
Black History in the Making: Charles Steele, Jr.
In the last two decades or so, he was known as Senator Charles Steele and then the National President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. But Charles Steele, Jr.'s name was made great in Tuscaloosa long before either of these titles when in 1985, he became one of the first blacks e…
Black History in the Making: Congresswoman Terri Sewell
Since being in office, Congresswoman Terri Sewell has held numerous "town hall" meetings to gain perspectives from the constituents of her district. That's important for any politician, but did you know that Congresswoman Sewell is the first black woman elected to Congress fro…

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