Million Dollar Band
Like Alabama football, Million Dollar Band drum majors eat pressure for breakfast: Tuscaloosa News – Jan. 9
Drummers broke their drum heads, they were beating on them so hard. Someone in the marching band section smashed a chair. Everyone was jumping and ripping off their uniform clips. The Million Dollar Band is supposed to count off the fight song immediately after an Alabama football win.
Crimsonette performs with crippling arthritis: WVUA – Jan. 10
Anna Grace McFonald battled crippling arthritis growing up in Helena. She always said she wanted to twirl at The University of Alabama. And today she’s a member of the Crimsonettes, marching tonight with the Million Dollar Band.
UA Black Faculty and Staff Association
UA’s BFSA is getting you ready for the 2022 Scholarship Ball: Tuscaloosa Thread – Jan. 11
The University of Alabama Black Faculty and Staff Association, known as BFSA, will be hosting the Wakanda Scholarship Ball to assist in funding for two scholarship endowments managed by BFSA.
Woods Quad addition showcases potential for love, growth, forward mobility: The Crimson White – Jan. 12
Officially dedicated in August 2014 by College of Arts and Sciences Dean Emeritus Robert Olin, the Woods Quad Sculpture Garden is a unique space on campus that features sculptures from local artists.
Book review: ‘You Don’t Know Us Negroes,’ by Zora Neale Hurston: The New York Times – Jan. 14
Trudier Harris is a distinguished research professor of African American literature at The University of Alabama and the author of several books, including “The Power of the Porch: The Storyteller’s Craft in Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, and Randall Kenan.”