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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.

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This week at The University of Alabama: Grisham, scholars discuss moral significance of Harper Lee’s work – StartUp Weekend encourages entrepreneurs – Class uncovers history of lynchings – Google News labs, workshops scheduled – Political identity more complex than labels, research shows — Tri Delta helps establish fund for needy students – Science ‘lightning’ talks continue