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Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, who joined an upstart NPR in 1978 and left an indelible imprint on the growing network with her coverage of Washington politics before later going to ABC News, has died. She was 75. Roberts died Tuesday because of complications from breast cancer, according to a family statement. A bestselling author and Emmy Award winner, Roberts was one of NPR's most recognizable voices and is considered one of a handful of pioneering female journalists — along with Nina...

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Miss Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Coronation

Sep 9, 2019

Samira Hopkinson was recently crowned the 69th Miss Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University for the 2019-2020 school year. Coronation for Alabama A&M  each year is an elegant way to introduce all the Registered Student Organizations (RSO) queens and the class queens to the University family and community. It is also a way to crown the newest MISS Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University for everyone to enjoy. 

AAMU Day Party 2.0

Sep 9, 2019

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Homecoming Day Party 2.0 Set for October 4 - AAMU Public Relations

Alabama A&M University’s Homecoming Week is one of the most widely anticipated events within the Tennessee Valley and beyond. 

On Friday, October 4, the longed-for Homecoming Day Party will receive a massive 2019 upgrade. This year, the Day Party 2.0 will be held in the juncture of the Louis Crews Stadium complex grounds and the North Huntsville Police/Fire Precinct.

The AAMU College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences will kick off Homecoming Week with a 5K and Kid’s Mile on Saturday, September 28.

This will be a fun, slightly challenging run around the beautiful, historic campus of Alabama A&M University. All proceeds will go to a scholarship fund for students in the College.

Registration: 

$20 for the 5K. Race begins at 8 a.m.

$10 for the Kids’ Mile. Run begins at 9 a.m.

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