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  • William Lowndes Yancey

    Alabama political leader William Lowndes Yancey (1814-1863) was a preeminent figure in the secession...
  • York

    York is located in Sumter County in west-central Alabama very near the Mississippi border. It has a mayor/council...
  • Nathan B. Young

    Educator Nathan B. Young (1862-1933) was a key proponent of improving academic standards and liberal...
  • Rosa Young

    Known as the "mother of Black Lutheranism in central Alabama" and a strong advocate of education for...
  • Samuel Younge Jr.

    Tuskegee Institute student Samuel Younge Jr. (1944-1966) was the first black college student to be killed...
  • Yuchis in Alabama

    The Yuchi are a Native American tribe who resided in present-day Alabama until the early 1830s, when...