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Almost two dozen non-profit groups in Alabama’s Black Belt are expected to collect grants totaling sixty thousand dollars. APR’s Pat Duggins has more on where the money is meant to go…

A project may shed new light on Alabama's Black Belt region. "The Black Belt 100 Lenses Project" showcases the culture of the region through the eyes of high school students. The exhibition at the University of Alabama uses photography and interviews of residents of the Black Belt to document what their culture means to them.

Doctor Heather Pleasants is Director of Educational Development at UA's Center for Community-Based Partnerships.