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Expelled in 1956, first black student at University of Alabama gets...

Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African-American student to attend the University of Alabama, received an honorary doctorate degree last...

University of Alabama historic marker honors civil rights hero

By Jamon Smith Alabama NewsCenter A giant in civil rights history was recognized Friday with the unveiling of the Autherine Lucy Foster Historic Marker at a...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Notable Alabamians, Part Five

Times staff report The AT&T Alabama African-American History Calendar has been highlighting the achievements of the state’s best and brightest since 2011. It highlights the...

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