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First Black woman to lead University of Alabama newspaper working to ensure ‘all perspectives are shared’

| May 25, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

By: Alabama News Center Staff

As the University of Alabama prepares to commemorate 60 years since the institution officially desegregated, another milestone is being recognized.

Earlier this month, Ashlee Woods became the first Black woman to ascend to editor-in-chief of the school’s 129-year-old newspaper, the Crimson White (CW).

A Delaware native and rising senior majoring in news media, she is the third Black person to hold the role.

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