Jack’s Winter Policy Update

POLICY UPDATES from Alabama Rivers Alliance Leaves have fallen, special legislative sessions have come to an end, and as we enjoy the holidays, I give thanks for the restorative powers of Alabama’s marvelous creeks, streams, rivers, lakes and bays. Last month, I was...
A History of Juneteenth

A History of Juneteenth

3 minute read On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared “that all persons held as slaves” in Confederate states “are, and henceforward shall be free.” However, more than two and half years would pass before this...
Racism and the Land: A Timeline

Racism and the Land: A Timeline

4 minute read Ahwahneechee People living in the Yosemite Valley were forcefully removed from their land to pave the way for the creation of what would become Yosemite National Park. The 1851 atrocity is part of a long history of racism in the outdoors against Black,...