Rise to the Moment of Truth Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: DESEGREGATION

Romay Davis Alabama News
Veteran honored for service on the 74th anniversary of the integration of U.S. Armed Forces

At the age of 102, Mrs. Davis is the oldest living member of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion of the United States Army. Throughout World War II, this dedicated group of African American women sorted mail and care packages to maintain the morale of American soldiers stationed abroad,” said Rep. Terri Sewell,

George Wallace school house door Alabama News
Today is the anniversary of the day that Wallace 'stood in the schoolhouse door'

On June 11, 1963, federal authorities escorted two Black students as they enrolled in the University of Alabama. The desegregation of the University of Alabama was opposed by then Gov. George C, Wallace (D).