Contributions

Financial and Material

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture is pleased to accept financial contributions and donations of material items to support its mission of collecting, preserving, and disseminating information that chronicles the modern civil rights movement, the history of Alabama State University, and African-American culture.  Financial contributions in any amount are tax deductible and sincerely appreciated.

Material collections to our National Center may include historical manuscripts, photographs, books, letters, diaries, programs, artwork, sculpture, or other types of memorabilia, artifacts or documents pertaining to civil rights and African-American culture in general.  We have a special interest in materials relating to Montgomery and, specifically, the history of Alabama State University. The center would also appreciate opportunities to copy materials that may not be available for donation.  Arrangements may be made for material gifts to be deeded to the National Center or for such gifts to be obtained on loan.  Special conditions for use or ownership of materials may also be considered. Please contact us at the address below. We appreciate your support of our efforts to build a National Center for research and preservation of information pertaining to the history and culture of African-Americans.
Please make checks payable to the ASU Foundation and write National Civil Rights Center in the reference section.  Your financial and material donations may be mailed to:

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University
P.O. Box 271
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271

Questions concerning contributions may be emailed to the following address:
civilrightscenter@alasu.edu.

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Upcoming and Recent Programs

Murder in Lowndes County, Alabama:
The 1947 Lynching of Elmore Bolling

 

Black Businessman, Philanthropist and Farmer. Featuring his daughter, Josephine Bolling McCall. With a special presentation and exhibit by Equal Justice Initiative.

Thursday, February 18, 2016
The National Center, 1345 Carter Hill Road
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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The Journey to Freedom: A Mural in Eight Parts

 

A Visual Interpretation of African-Americans’ Struggle for Recognition as Human Beings and First-Class Citizens

Commissioned by The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University

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