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Alabama Voices Lincoln: ‘The Great Emancipator’ by Richard Bailey

New Year’s Day 2013 marks the sesquicentennial of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, one of the most significant documents in American history. Indeed, the Emancipation Proclamation immortalized Pres. Abraham Lincoln. For example, a 2009 C-Span poll of 64 historians reaffirmed a poll of 2000 that rated Lincoln as the…

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Baily Speaks at King Day Ceremony

By Kimberly L Wright Dispatch staff writer When summarizing the impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaker Dr. Richard Bailey of the Air Force Research Institute noted, "Whether you live in Mobile, Minneapolis or Monterey, on the third Monday of January, all roads in America lead to Montgomery." Attendees…

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BOOKS AND SUCH

BOOKS AND SUCH by Dr. Ralph J. Bryson Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags: Black Officeholders During the Reconstruction of Alabama, 1867-1878, by Dr. Richard Bailey A Profile and Review When Richard Bailey became a national officer in Kappa Alpha Psi, little…

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Media Reviews

Selected reviews of Neither Carpetbaggers Nor Scalawags, Black Officeholders during the Reconstruction of Alabama, 1867-1878. Song is Part of Soldier's Legacy Montgomery Advertiser, 26 May 1997 Unit had its Role to Play in War Montgomery Advertiser, 26 May 1997 States Black…

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