Selma (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Selma (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 32.419998
Longitude: -87.029999
population: 18,980
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

86 correctional officer trainees graduate this week, face inmate-to-officer ratio twice national average

SELMA, Alabama – This week 86 trainees will join the ranks of the hundreds of correctional officers working at facilities throughout the state.The first corrections class of 2014 will graduate during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Alabama Criminal ... [Published al.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pirates move up to No. 1 in NJCAA poll

The Chattahoochee Valley Community College baseball team is No. 1 in the National Junior College Athletic Association poll, which was released Tuesday afternoon.It is the second time in two years that the Pirates have moved to the top of the poll."I don't ... [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Appeal Denied for Convicted Murderer

, 11:42 PM CDT(WPMI) The conviction stands for a man sentenced to 25 years for killing a mother and daughter in a 2011 crash while driving under the influence.The Alabama Supreme Court has denied John Reed's request for his case to be reviewed by the ... [Published WPMI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama Supreme Court says no to new look at case of man in prison for killing mother, daughter

MOBILE, Alabama – The case of a man serving consecutive 25-year sentences for killing a mother and her daughter during a 2011 traffic accident will not get a new look any time soon.In a unanimous ruling on April 11, the Alabama Supreme Court denied a ... [Published al.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Textbooks That Know What’s Watts

This week, we’ll wrap up our rightwing Christian-school textbooks’ version of the 1960s as they actually happened — not the way the liberal media would have you believe — with a look at the Civil Rights movement, which is  pretty good timing considering ... [Published Wonkette - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library

Ed. note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/live at 11:50 am ET to watch President Obama's remarks at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.In early December 1972, heroes of the Civil Rights Movement ... [Published CWEB News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Local students take educational spring break

Instead of taking a trip to the beach over spring break, some Thibodaux High students are going on a civil rights tour.Thibodaux High teacher David Sneed came up with the idea after visiting such sites in Alabama and Georgia with his wife. Afterward, ... [Published Houma Today - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Civil Rights Celebrated In Peoria

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) delivered a passionate speech as Bradley University commemorated the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act.The Friday afternoon ceremony was the culmination of Bradley's year-long celebration of the historic ... [Published 1470 WMBD - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

President Obama delivers keynote address at Civil Rights Summit, GM is title sponsor

AUSTIN — APRIL 10: President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama wave to the audience before leaving the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library. Photo by Lauren Gerson.“But even if we pass this bill the battle will not be over. What ... [Published RollingOut - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering civil rights history, when ‘words meant everything’

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally: the power of words in the fight for civil rights.RELATED LINKS How the Civil Rights Act pioneered anti-discrimination laws in America ‘Many Rivers to Cross’ brings African-American history up to current day Honoring Civil Rights ... [Published PBS - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the LBJ Presidential Library

Ed. note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/live at 11:50 am ET to watch President Obama's remarks at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. In early December 1972, heroes of the Civil Rights ... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Judge increases bond on Alabama pastor accused of raping young family member

SELMA, Alabama -- The Alabama pastor is now being held in the Dallas County Jail on $2 million bond.Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson said he asked Judge Robert Armstong III to increase William Best’s bond from $250,000 during today’s arraignment ... [Published al.com - Apr 10 2014]

Quotes

"I am humbled. I am happy that the players get to experience this."
"He hugs me. And I hug him back. And there's a photograph" Crist said. "That photograph killed me as a Republican."
"When people say nothing has changed, I say come and walk in my shoes, and I will show you change."

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86 correctional officer trainees graduate this ... [Published al.com - 15 hours ago]
Pirates move up to No. 1 in NJCAA poll [Published Ledger-Enquirer - Apr 15 2014]
Appeal Denied for Convicted Murderer [Published WPMI - Apr 15 2014]
Steve Bousquet: Crist at risk of putting hug wi... [Published Tampa Bay Times - Apr 15 2014]
Alabama Supreme Court says no to new look at ca... [Published al.com - Apr 14 2014]
Brazile: 'We've got a debt to pay' [Published KESQ - Apr 14 2014]
Clergy calls for churches to vote [Published Troy Daily News - Apr 14 2014]
Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Te... [Published Wonkette - Apr 13 2014]
Let us all praise Lyndon Baines Johnson! Really. [Published Concord Monitor - Apr 13 2014]
Local students take educational spring break [Published Houma Today - Apr 13 2014]
Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Right... [Published CWEB News - Apr 13 2014]
In Alabama prison investigation, AL.com examine... [Published al.com - Apr 12 2014]
Remembering civil rights history, when ‘words m... [Published PBS - Apr 12 2014]
Civil Rights Celebrated In Peoria [Published 1470 WMBD - Apr 12 2014]
Alabama Lawmaker Bets Whites Won't Adopt Black ... [Published Jezebel - Apr 11 2014]
President Obama delivers keynote address at Civ... [Published RollingOut - Apr 11 2014]
Would Saul Alinsky break his own rules? [Published New Internationalist - Apr 11 2014]
Eufaula residents on mission to Mexico [Published Army Flier - Apr 11 2014]
Jacob Birnbaum’s solidarity revolution [Published The Times Of Israel - Apr 10 2014]
Judge increases bond on Alabama pastor accused ... [Published al.com - Apr 10 2014]
Death of Alabama Jail Inmate Under Investigation [Published WNCF TV - Apr 10 2014]
Former Medgar Evers aide urges Blacks to contin... [Published Indianapolis Recorder - Apr 10 2014]
Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Right... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Apr 10 2014]
Residents in rural areas lack access to health ... [Published Crimson White Online - Apr 10 2014]
River crests in Montgomery [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Apr 10 2014]
Civil rights icons recall experiences on the fr... [Published Daily Texan - Apr 10 2014]
Alabama pastor accused of raping underage famil... [Published al.com - Apr 10 2014]
River to crest in Montgomery tonight, continue ... [Published Montgomery Advertiser - Apr 09 2014]
Rep. Rory Ellinger: Civil rights activist and a... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Apr 09 2014]
Two People Die in Freak Accident in Alabama [Published WTOK-TV - Apr 09 2014]
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Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Te... [Published Wonkette - Apr 13 2014]
This week, we’ll wrap up our rightwing Christian-school textbooks’ version of the 1960s as they actually happened — not the way the liberal media would have you believe — with a look at the Civil Rights movement, which is  pretty good timing considering ...
Marking the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Right... [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Apr 10 2014]
Ed. note: Tune in to whitehouse.gov/live at 11:50 am ET to watch President Obama's remarks at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act. In early December 1972, heroes of the Civil Rights ...
"Bloody Sunday" Was 49 Years Ago Today [Published Mojo Feed | Mother Jones - Mar 07 2014]
On February 18, 1965, a young man named Jimmie Lee Jackson was shot and killed by a member of the Alabama State Police during a non-violent civil rights demonstration in Selma, Alabama. Seventeen days later, 525 civil rights activists marched from Selma ...
Remembering Selma, Barack Obama, and Obama's We... [Published NewsBusters.org blogs - Mar 05 2014]
Today is the seventh anniverary of Barack Obama’s 2007 speech from the civil rights scene of Selma, Alabama. Many conservatives remember Hillary Clinton’s patronizing black-speak “I don't feel no ways tired” recitation from black minister James Cleveland. ...
Rangel: Confederate Flag Went From Dems To GOP ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Feb 27 2014]
 Rep. Charlie Rangel (D - NY) discussed with Breitbart News on Wednesday his thoughts on what he thought about the Republican Party and grassroots conservatives like the tea party. : "...but in all of my public life I‘ve never seen a small group of ...
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Selma celebrates 49th anniversary of "Bloody Su... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 10 2014]
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Acquires Benefit Deve... [Published Financial Services - Feb 14 2014]
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