Black in America: I Am Afraid, But I Summon My Courage.

July 18, 2016

By Senator Hank Sanders

Selma, AL – Every time I am stopped by law enforcement, I’m afraid. I recently shared this fear with a friend who is White. He said he understood, but it is very hard for most Whites to understand what it is like to be stopped by law enforcement when you are Black. I understand that difficulty, so I want to share why I’m afraid in spite of being a lawyer, a state senator, a graduate of Talladega College and Harvard Law School, a father of three lawyers, a husband of a lawyer, a grandfather of nine and a senior citizen. I am afraid, but I summon my courage.
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Rick Hall Honored by Legislature

March 20, 2014

By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter

Music legend Rick Hall was in Montgomery on Wednesday, March 19 where he spoke to legislators immediately prior to the start of the legislative session.

The Muscle Shoals musician and record producer was the guest of Representative Johnny Mack Morrow (D) from Red Bay.

Hall said, “Thank you so much. Thank the Alabama legislature. Thank all my Friends, Johnny Mack Morrow, my dear friend for all these years and his father before him.  Thank all of you people for being here.
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