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Over the last 40 years, the Black community has seen a startling lack of economic progress—and in many cases regression—because of the corrosive long-term effects of poverty, segregation and housing discrimination, according to a study by a New York University sociology professor. Patrick Sharkey, author of the book, Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the …

A look back at moments from the historic Selma to Montgomery voting rights march which marks its anniversary.

Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail     On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive C

Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March interpreted at a US National Park Service site "National Historic Trail" in White Hall AL (approx. mid-point of the march).

1976 U.S. Supreme Court: Justice Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall (July 1908 – January was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 u.

Off the Beaten Path: 11 Little Known Montgomery Restaurants

When I go to a new city, one of the first things I do is try and seek out tiny, locally owned restaurants. Yelp, Urbanspoon and Tripadvisor are good places to start, but some of the best neighborho…

Montgomery unique experiences are everywhere. Places where world-changing moments happened.www.visitingmontgomery.com

In Montgomery unique experiences are everywhere. Places where world-changing moments happened, we’ve got ‘em.

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