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Living Democracy 2020

July 28, 2020
Savage hopes to bring new museum to Washington County
Savage hopes to bring new museum to Washington County

Micki Savage, a local historian in Washington County, has worked for more than 10 years to educate students about African American history. Active in many organizations, she founded the Prestwick Preservation Society and is now working toward building a museum to celebrate local black history

By Thomas Chapman
July 29, 2020
Doctor's team takes on COVID challenges
Doctor's team takes on COVID challenges

From the largest of hospitals in major American cities to small private clinics in rural areas, healthcare providers are grappling with how to care for patients and try to keep them safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Addison Peacock
July 22, 2020
BAMA Kid stays involved as adult leader
BAMA Kid stays involved as adult leader

Samantha Gomez moved to Wilcox County from Queens, New York, when she was only two weeks old. She grew up in Alabama’s Black Belt and works today in programs focused on youth development and eliminating inequalities rooted in socioeconomic disparities.

By Amy Clark
July 20, 2020
New library space will celebrate 'Our Town'
New library space will celebrate 'Our Town'

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in March, Collinsville residents have been unable to visit one of the most central places in town, the public library. Some good news is that they may not recognize it when they do return.

By Addison Peacock
July 14, 2020
COVID-19 shuts out summer youth sports in Elba
COVID-19 shuts out summer youth sports in Elba

During the last four months, American across the nation discovered they have a lot of free time. Historically, Americans spend hours enjoying and participating in sporting events such as baseball.

By Harrison Carter

Last Updated: June 23, 2020