Monthly Archives: February 2018

Episode 5 w/Dr. David Williams

in Healthy Alabama Podcast

Episode 5 Interview w/Dr. David Williams Dr. David Williams of Harvard University talks about disparities in health and healthcare due to racism and social economic status before a live audience (recorded February 8, 2018 at the Peters Media Center on the Oakwood University campus).   Listen now

Huntsville Revisited – Lewis Baxter Moore

in Black History Month

Lewis Baxter Moore was born in Huntsville, Alabama in 1866. In 1896 Mr. Moore made history when he became the first African-American to earn his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Pennsylvania. At the time Moore wrote his dissertation “The Stage in Sophocles’ Plays” and completed his doctorate in the classics department at […]

Huntsville Revisited – Reverend Joseph Lowery

in Black History Month

Outspoken civil rights activist the Reverend Joseph Lowery was born on October 6, 1921, in Huntsville, Alabama. Considered the dean of the Civil Rights Movement, Lowery began his education in Huntsville, spending his middle school years in Chicago before returning to Huntsville to complete high school. From there, Lowery attended Knoxville College, Payne College and […]