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Tag: MILES COLLEGE

Birmingham-Southern Alabama News
Miles College signs letter of intent to acquire Birmingham-Southern College campus

Miles College in Birmingham has reportedly signed a letter of intent to purchase Birmingham-Southern College, which closed on May 31 after legislation to give the financially distressed college a $30 million loan failed to garner enough support in the Alabama House.

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Alabama Power appoints affirmative action advocate Miles College president Bobbie Knight to board of directors

Miles College president Bobbie Knight, an outspoken critic of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent ruling against affirmative action admissions programs in public universities, will now sit on the board of directors for the oldest and largest utility in the state.

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U.S. Rep. Sewell claims to be 'excited' about Alabama redrawing maps — Says it will have ‘profound implications’ for country, Hakeem Jeffries as House Speaker

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Birmingham) said she was “excited” on Tuesday for Alabama to redraw its congressional district map following a U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) case earlier this month that requires Alabama lawmakers to create a majority (or close to majority) black congressional district.

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Local football star gunned down in Bessemer; No arrests made in case

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting death of Rishard Densmore, 21, of Birmingham.