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Museum on Main Street opens in Red Bay

[scrollGallery id=3]   After a year of planning, Red Bay officials cut the ribbon on Museum on Main Street, ushering in a six-week Smithsonian Institution exhibit, called The Way We Worked. This historical, traveling exhibit is made possible through a partnership of Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Smithsonian and will make stops in Andalusia, Ashland, […]

Tuskegee High School was integrated 50 years ago

By Janita Poe | jpoe@al.com  AUBURN, Alabama – A coalition of Auburn and Tuskegee organizations will host a public symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the integration of Tuskegee High School at the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center Aug. 23-24, according to a news release from Auburn University. The symposium will feature several of the students […]

From the “Red Sea” to the Red Mountain – Part I

Since mid-July I have been experiencing something that must be quite rare in marriages: a growing fascination with the genealogy of my ancestral in-laws. Before she died in 2010, my mother had compiled a detailed family tree of her Wheeler and Glass lines. My half-brother, Carl Stewart, Jr., is now the official keeper of the […]

Apply for AHF’s SUPER Emerging Scholars institutes today!

The SUPER Emerging Scholars (SES) program is an expansion of AHF’s mission to serve the public. This program directly fosters opportunities for high-school students to examine the significance of their own cultural values and meanings through in-depth studies of literature, history and the arts. By equipping participants, called Emerging Scholars, with necessary critical thinking and […]