Tag: Alabama

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Walking the Tornado Line

Following a storm that took 72 lives in Alabama.

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And He Shall Lead Them

Lester Cotton’s transformation from reluctant football player to top Alabama recruit, and the hopes and dreams of a neighborhood that ride on his shoulders.

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Double Jeopardy

A jury recommends life in prison; the judged orders a death sentence.

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The New Racism

How the GOP took control of state politics in Alabama, leaving black lawmakers — and their constituents — powerless.

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Sorority Row

On the enduring political influence and entrenched racism of the Greek system at the University of Alabama.

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Terror, Tragedy and Hope in Tuscaloosa

The story of a college town and the most devastating tornado in Alabama history.