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  • Knight v. State of Alabama

    Knight v. State of Al abama was a federal court case that lasted almost 30 years, challenging numerous policies...
  • Lafayette's Visit to Alabama

    In 1825, Alabama was honored by a visit from Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de...
  • Lee v. Macon County Board of Education

    Lee v. Macon County Board of Education is a pivotal civil rights...
  • Mitcham War

    The bloody episode in the early 1890s that came to be called the Mitcham War was prompted by complex...
  • Mobile Bread Riot

    The Mobile Bread Riot, which occurred on September 4, 1863, during the Civil War, was the result of rising...
  • Mobile's Mardi Gras

    Mobile's Mardi Gras celebration was the first in America and remains an important part of Alabama's...
  • Modern Civil Rights Movement in Alabama

    The modern civil rights movement in Alabama burst into public consciousness with a single act of civil...
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Made famous by Rosa Parks's refusal to give her seat to a white man, the Montgomery bus boycott...
  • Moundville Native American Festival

    The Moundville Native American Festival celebrates the arts, crafts, and lifeways of the Native Americans...
  • NAACP v. Alabama

    NAACP v. Alabama (357 U.S. 449) was the landmark case in which the U.S. Supreme Court formally recognized the...

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