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Some of the trucks in a Russian aid convoy that entered Ukraine in a move denounced by Kiev as an invasion are returning to Russia.More >>
Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.More >>
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A senior Hamas leader says the group signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court. Such a step could expose Israel - as well as Hamas - to war crimes investigations.More >>
Witnesses say an Israeli airstrike has collapsed a 12-story apartment tower in central Gaza City.More >>
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The Millbrook Police Department has made an arrest for the murder of 49-year-old Anita L. Washington. After conducting an investigation, Police arrested 27-year-old Sedrick Clayton in connection withMore >>
The Millbrook Police Department has made an arrest for the murder of 49-year-old Anita L. Washington. After conducting an investigation, Police arrested 27-year-old Sedrick Clayton in connection with the murder. Clayton is the victim's son.More >>
The City of Montgomery Friday held a citywide event to honoring the memory of those killed during the bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist Church. The event was sponsored by ASU's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture.
Many were in attendance to honor the memory and sacrifice of four little girls who were killed in the infamous church bombing. They including Mayor Todd Strange, ASU President William Harris and Chief Derrick Cunningham.
The event took place at noon at ASU's Zelia Stephens Early Childhood Center auditorium on the corner of Robert Hatch Drive and Tuscaloosa Street.
The bombing occurred on September 15, 1963 two weeks after Dr. Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.
A bomb set by members of the Klu Klux Klan exploded as 26 children were walking into a basement assembly at the church. Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley were killed. Twenty-two others were injured.
The bombing helped provoke emotion in the hearts of many for the passing of the Civil Rights Act in 1964.