The University of Alabama Division of Community Affairs New Faculty Engagement Tour stopped in Perry County last week.

Since the 2020 election cycle, the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Selma (TRHT Selma) initiative, a partnership between the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) and the Selma Center for Nonviolence (SCNTR), has continued to provide educational and restorative outreach in our com…

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Since the 2020 election cycle, the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Selma (TRHT Selma) initiative, a partnership between the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) and the Selma Center for Nonviolence (SCNTR), has continued to provide educational and restorative outreach in our com…

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A storied history, rich culture and fertile soil are not the only features of the Alabama Black Belt to be celebrated. The Black Belt is also an important economic driver in our state’s outdoor recreation industry.

When I was a boy preacher I heard affirmations from congregants such as, “Preacher, you really stepped on my toes today!” This remark meant I’d either raised my voice or spoke forthrightly about known sins (known sins in that day were smoking and drinking). Another phrase was “You shelled th…

Y’all, this Strawberry Cobbler is probably my favorite cobbler recipe. It’s sweet, tart and full of lots of the cakey-cobbler that’s my favorite part of any great cobbler.