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  2. Tuskegee, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    Tuskegee (/ t ʌ s ˈ k iː ɡ iː /) is a city in Macon County, Alabama, United States.It was founded and laid out in 1833 by General Thomas Simpson Woodward, a Creek War veteran under Andrew Jackson, and made the county seat that year.

  3. Birmingham, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    Birmingham (/ ˈ b ɜːr m ɪ ŋ h æ m / BUR-ming-ham) is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama.Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous county.

  4. Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Wikipedia

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    It served as Alabama's capital city from 1826 to 1846. Tuscaloosa is the regional center of industry, commerce, healthcare and education for the area of west-central Alabama known as West Alabama; and the principal city of the Tuscaloosa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Tuscaloosa, Hale and Pickens counties.

  5. List of law enforcement agencies in Alabama - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Alabama.. According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 417 law enforcement agencies employing 11,631 sworn police officers, about 251 for each 100,000 residents.

  6. 1982 NFL Draft - Wikipedia

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    The 1982 NFL draft was the procedure by which National Football League teams selected amateur college football players. It is officially known as the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting.

  7. Ghetto - Wikipedia

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    A ghetto, often called the ghetto, is a part of a city in which members of a minority group live, especially as a result of political, social, legal, environmental or economic pressure. Ghettos are often known for being more impoverished than other areas of the city. Versions of the ghetto appear across the world, each with their own names ...

  8. 1990 United States Senate elections - Wikipedia

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    Incumbent Democrat Howell Heflin won re-election to a third term over Republican Bill Cabaniss, State Senator and former State Representative. This is the last time the Democrats have won the Class 2 Senate Seat from Alabama until Doug Jones won the seat in 2017.

  9. Jim Crow laws - Wikipedia

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    In Alabama in June 1963, Governor George Wallace escalated the crisis by defying court orders to admit the first two black students to the University of Alabama. Kennedy responded by sending Congress a comprehensive civil rights bill, and ordered Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy to file federal lawsuits against segregated schools, and to deny ...