Alabama Constitution http://apr.org en Group Votes to Change Wording in Ala. Constitution http://apr.org/post/group-votes-change-wording-ala-constitution <p>The Alabama Constitutional Revision Commission has voted to propose striking segregationist language from the Alabama's 1901 constitution mandating separate schools for "white and colored children."<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; The Anniston Star reports the commission voted 9-7 Monday (http://bit.ly/165Hc57 ) to propose that Section 256 of the document instead say the state will maintain a system of public schools and drop references to segregation.<br> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:39:05 +0000 The Associated Press 35946 at http://apr.org Group Votes to Change Wording in Ala. Constitution Marsh Seeks More Diversity in Constitution Rewrite http://apr.org/post/marsh-seeks-more-diversity-constitution-rewrite <DIV> <P>The commission working on rewriting parts of Alabama's 112-year-old Constitution may soon become more diverse.</P> <P>Alabama's Constitutional Revision Commission has 16 members and only one, Carolyn McKinstry, is an African-American. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 12:41:34 +0000 The Associated Press 25567 at http://apr.org Marsh Seeks More Diversity in Constitution Rewrite