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Pariah to Professor

By: Lily Dale

“Excuse me sir, but you’re going to have to leave.”

The words of the police officer standing behind him struck feelings of fear and confusion
in William Powell.

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An Interview Before the

Backdrop of Domestic Terrorism


Auburn University Student Discusses Domestic Terrorism Issue


Uniting the Community Through Fellowship


Auburn University Student talks about Becoming the Beloved Community

The Bridges We Build: Connection Through Understanding


Auburn, Alabama, standing in

local solidarity with over 700

Families Belong Together events across

the United States.




Bloody Sunday



Acting Speaks Louder Than Words

Writing on the Wall

The Rev Dr. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ, teaches and practices the theory of the Beloved Community within the lived experience.

Dr. Bernard LaFayette Jr, Breeden Scholar in Residence, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities and Cofounder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinator Committee (SNCC). LaFayette talked with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Kin Jr hours before King was assassinated. 

Sarah Collins Rudolph, the rarely talked about, "fifth little girl" who survived the tragic bombing of the 16th Baptist Church in Birmingham. Sarah was 12-years old when she was blinded by the blast that killed her sister 14-year old Addie Mae Collins, her friends also 14 years of age, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley and 11-year old Denise McNair.  

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Asim Ali Emphasized  

How  to Love Your Neighbor



Diversity in Design:

“We have an obligation

to do as much as we can”


A Symbol in

Civil Rights History:

The 16th Street Baptist Church

By Melissa Mitchell


Intergenerational Dialogue



What Have You Done for Me Lately


Showing Pride in

'The Loveliest Village on the Plains'


Jesus and the Disinherited


Alabama Rural Ministry


Not Looking Hispanic in Alabama Shaped My Life


Uniting the Community Through Fellowship



Feeding the Community


Tajuan McCarty: Building a Bridge for a Better Community


Becoming the Beloved Community