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This American Life Looks at Undocumented Immigrants in Albertville, Alabama

Albertville City Hall This American Life (and here) spent eight months and did over a hundred interviews to try to bypass the usual rhetoric and get to the bottom of what really happened when undocumented workers showed up in one… … Continue reading

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Alabama Election: Please Stop Focusing on the Women

Since the election of Doug Jones as Alabama's junior senator, much has been written about women voters and their role in the election. I fear that this attention is perpetuating stereotypes about women and reinforcing cultural traditions of holding women… … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting of the Alabama Political Science Association CFP

From the mailbox: Annual Meeting of the Alabama Political Science Association Call for Papers, Panels, and Moderators March 16-17, 2018 – University of South Alabama Campus The Alabama Political Science Association (ALaPSA) is looking for professors, graduate, and undergraduate students … Continue reading

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DOJ tells Alabama it has authority to compel public school enrollment data

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Friday issued a letter [text] to Alabama’s Attorney General Luther Strange [official website], declaring its authority to investigate potential violations of civil rights laws. The letter, authored by Assistant Attorney … Continue reading

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Alabama Battle Draws Comparisons with '60s Civil Rights Era

From Fox News Latino: The nation's strictest immigration law has resurrected ugly images from Alabama's days as the battleground state for civil rights. Sharing a border with Mexico and being flooded with boycotts does not make Arizona the poster state… … Continue reading

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