Difficult but necessary steps for Paine will help the college thrive again

...national history. Recently, Paine has provided and played host to accommodations to hundreds of participants marching from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C. as part of the NAACP's "Journey for Justice" march.As interim president, it is my responsibility...

NAACP march makes its way to Augusta

...halfway through its 860-mile trek from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C., to...historical significance in marching from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C.," he...years ago, protesters staged a march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., to advocate for...

Thousands could mark anniversary of civil rights clash in Selma

SELMA, Ala. - The 50th anniversary of the civil rights marches in Selma and the movie that tells the story are expected to bring...Forge and Vicksburg, and I think because of this film, Selma becomes one of the place names that stands as a significant...

Cher in the City: 'Selma' leaves me inspired

I made a point to go see the movie Selma this past weekend. I was excited about...I had read much about Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., but there is nothing quite like...the march, the events that occurred on Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge in March 1965...

Paine College student has role in 'Selma' movie

...student marcher in the major motion picture Selma, which received four Golden Globe Award...drove back and forth to Atlanta, where Selma was mostly filmed, more than seven times...professors for a red carpet screening of Selma hosted by the AD King Foundation.He said...

NAACP march reaches Augusta on Friday

The NAACP's Journey for Justice march will come through Augusta on Friday on its 860-mile journey from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C.The march draws attention to a national advocacy agenda on civil rights issues related to criminal...

Single-family houses fuel gains in US homebuilding in July

...Angeles, 102 percent in San Francisco and 114 percent in Houston."A lot of this has been in the works for a while," said Selma Hepp, chief economist at Trulia. "Builders plan well ahead - and so looking at the demographic trends they knew would be...

Eugene Dawson (SELMA, Ala.)

SELMA, Ala. - SFC Army Retired Eugene Dawson entered into rest Friday, in Selma, Ala. He was the brother of SFC Army Retired Clifford...Wednesday, at Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Selma, Ala. For more information contact Miller Funeral...

Howard M. Gray (SELMA, Ala.)

SELMA, Ala. - Howard M. Gray, age 76, of Selma, AL, passed away February 28, 2007 at a local hospital...services were held Friday, March 2, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. at Selma Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tom Rimmer officiating and Selma...

Civil rights activist, former Paine College chairman Silas Norman Jr. dies at 74

...and the Fight for Voting Rights.Norman began working for the Selma Literacy Project in Alabama the summer of 1964, a SNCC initiative...three others sat down at the Thirsty Boy's lunch counter in Selma to test its compliance with the new law. When they refused...