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Alabama student filmmakers featured in Smithsonian Documentary Showcase

An Alabama student documentary film is among 35 produced by middle and high school students across the country competing in the 2020 National History Day® Contest to be featured in an online showcase. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture selected Breaking Barriers in Journalism: Dorothy Butler Gilliam by Noah Littleton and […]

Just Mercy & Systemic Racism

Join Alabama Humanities Foundation for a movie and conversation on June 24 at 3 p.m. on ZOOM. Bryan Stevenson’s book, Just Mercy, has been adapted for the screen, and it will be shown, followed by a conversation about Systemic Racism facilitated by Dr. Mark Wilson on the faculty of Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts. […]

“Reflect, Alabama” coming soon

We are in a time of great confusion, pain and uncertainty, but we believe communication is one of the keys to forging human bonds and understanding. On June 18, join the Alabama Humanities Foundation Young Professional Board, in conjunction with the David Mathews Center for Civic Life and the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the […]

Virtual Book Club launches June 1

Alabama Humanities’ Virtual Book Club premiers June 1 and continues every Monday in June at 4 p.m. on Zoom and Facebook Live. Kevin Lee will lead the discussion of Colin Woodard’s best-selling 2011 book American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email […]

Road Scholar, SUPER Teacher Workshop together June 22

In a dynamic presentation for the Virtual Road Scholars and SUPER Teacher series, find out how Alabama got its shape June 22 at 11 a.m. on Zoom and Alabama Humanities Facebook Live. Ever wondered why Alabama looks like Mississippi and Georgia, instead of Tennessee?  Charles Tait is the reason.  From his wooden leg to being […]

Mosaic Magazine has arrived

The spring issue of Mosaic Magazine arrived in mailboxes this week across Alabama. The magazine’s cover story is about Alabama Humanities Foundation Fellow Peggy Wallace Kennedy and her new memoir, The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation. It is a powerful story of understanding the Wallace era, and Kennedy’s book is […]