Faculty & Staff

New UA Class Reveals History of Local Lynchings; Marker for Victims to be Erected

As part of a new history class called “Southern Memory: Lynching in the South,” which was started at The University of Alabama this fall by Dr. John Giggie, 15 students have spent the semester learning about the history and rationale of lynching, as well as tracking down the history of the documented lynchings that took place in Tuscaloosa County.

“We should definitely be planning for sea level rise in coastal communities, especially those on the Gulf Coast. . . . As a paleoclimatologist, I see sea level rise as the greatest threat to our society.”

Dr. Rebecca Minzoni, assistant professor of geological sciences (AL.com)