Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church

Sewell Announces Historic Preservation Funding in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Congresswoman Terri Sewell announces major funding to preserve historic structures at three sites around the city of Selma. “We in Alabama’s 7th Congressional District are mere custodians of America’s history. And if we don’t tell our stories, others will. And they won’t get it right,” said Sewell. Selma University is one of five HBCUs in…

Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church Commemorates First Mass Meeting

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A historic church in Selma is commemorating the anniversary of the first mass meeting of the Voting Rights Movement. In addition to honoring some of the foot soldiers. Tabernacle Baptist Church — stepped into history 58 years ago — when it held the very first mass meeting of the Selma Voting Rights Movement. “The first…