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
(2013)

 

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Alabama State University

Levi Watkins Library

Upcoming and Recent Programs

The Annual Ralph D. Abernathy Civil Rights Lecture Series

 

In 1955, Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy helped organize the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) and worked with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a key leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Named in memory of the noted ASU graduate and civil rights leader, this annual lecture series honors the legacy of well-known and little-known activists who contributed to the success of the modern civil rights movement.  Sponsored in partnership with the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA).

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Lift Every Voice:

 

A newsletter from The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University. Fall 2015, Vol. 1, Issue 1.

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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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