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Birmingham man dies after being struck by car in Macon County

MACON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama State Troopers report a Birmingham man was killed Tuesday in a collision 10 miles east of Tuskegee.

Trooper Jess Thornton says 61-year-old Jerry Jessie was killed when he was hit by a 2003 Toyota Camry on Rogers Road in the Brownsville community. 30 more words


Hidden Spaces...

I don’t do a lot of movie reviews, however, I hope you’ll go see the blockbuster movie, Hidden Figures. One of the main characters is played by Alabama’s own Octavia Spencer. 993 more words

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Victorian Hotties of the Week: The Entire Professorial Staff of the Tuskegee Institute, Circa 1902

After our lengthy hiatus, we are long overdue for some Victorian hotties. I know I owe you all, like, 125 weeks worth of hotties, so this week I bring you not one, not two, but…well, several. 133 more words

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Booker T. Washington: Great American Educator by Eric Braun

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Booker T. Washington is another educational graphic novel for kids which I found at the library.  I’ll just keep ’em coming as I find them! 339 more words


Let's Go Nuts for George Washington Carver

It’s Friday and its February, and in the spirit of Black History Month, it’s a special edition of Cool Shirt Friday.

Today’s tribute is to Mr. 403 more words


The American Red Cross and the Tuskegee Institute.

These two foundations both started in the 1880’s. The American Red Cross was started with Clara Barton. The Tuskegee institute was for colored teachers and was started by Lewis Adams and George Campbell. 304 more words

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Missing senior alert issued on behalf of VA for elderly man with dementia

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Macon County Veteran Affairs Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing senior, according to a release from the department. 71 more words

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