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  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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 ...

  7. Conservative Democrat - Wikipedia

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    Howell Heflin, Senator from Alabama (1979–1997), chairman, Senate Ethics Committee (1987–1992), 24th Chief Justice, Alabama Supreme Court (1971–1977). Heidi Heitkamp , Senator from North Dakota (2013–2019), 28th Attorney General of North Dakota (1992–2000), and 20th Tax Commissioner of North Dakota (1986–1992).

  8. Jim Crow laws - Wikipedia

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    SCLC, student activists and smaller local organizations staged demonstrations across the South. National attention focused on Birmingham, Alabama, where protesters deliberately provoked Bull Connor and his police forces by using young teenagers as demonstrators – and Connor arrested 900 on one day alone. The next day Connor unleashed billy ...

  9. Robert Bork Supreme Court nomination - Wikipedia

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    Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, and schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists would be censored at the whim of the Government, and the doors of ...