Annual Events

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture prides itself on its community involvement and dedication to its goal of serving as a living museum and civil rights clearing house. The Center has hosted a number of lectures and other events that have been open to the public. Below are examples of these events to give an indication of what the Center has offered and will continue to offer in the future.

The Ralph D. Abernathy Civil Rights Leaders Lecture Series


From the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the Election of Barack Obama
(December 2009)


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Media Gallery


The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Creating a New Vision of America


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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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