Marcus Harris of Montgomery excited to come home

Pamela Blocton knows the journey from Montgomery to Lawrence, Kansas all too well. It’s the bear of a trip – 812 miles on six freeways across five state lines. She has made this 13 hour trip several times over the past two years. That’s what a mother does. His son, …

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Educators were true heroes during the pandemic

Mortars fly across western Alabama as another class of high school students roll out into the world. This class has probably been challenged as much as any other in a hundred years. But it wasn’t just the seniors who were challenged, it’s high time we recognized those who made it …

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Why Democrats Are Angry With Wall Street

Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has not forgotten the Great Recession. In the first half of 2007, Brown recalls, there were more foreclosures in his hometown than anywhere else in the country. It was a period that led to the global financial crisis: millions of Americans lost their homes, while banks …

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Three schools to beat for 4-star Darrius Clemons

Auburn‘s football team need help as wide receiver, and they will need it soon. Head coach Bryan Harsin knew early on he would have to build the WR after losing the top three receivers in the 2021 NFL draft process. 4-star wide receiver Darrius Clemons is a target Harsin and …

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Savannah State Soccer Players, HBCU In NFL Pre-Draft Combine

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the cancellation of fall 2020 sports, including football, at historically black colleges and universities, among many athletic programs nationwide. This had the unintended consequence of creating a missed opportunity for draft-eligible players, said Savannah State football coach Shawn Quinn. No HBCU player was selected …

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