Civil Rights Sites – Alabama


  • First Baptist Church
  • Jonathan Daniels Marker
  • Lowndes County Courthouse Square: 1 Washington Street
  • Old Lowndes County Jail
  • Varner’s Cash Store: Hayneville near the interstate section of Routes 21 and 97

Alabama State University

Levi Watkins Library

Upcoming and Recent Programs

The 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church

Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Exhibit Opening Reception
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 6 - 8 p.m.

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E.D. Nixon Institute Phase II: African Americans and the Transformative Power of the Vote

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dunn-Oliver Acadome Banquet Room
1595 Robert C. Hatch Drive * Montgomery, AL

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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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