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)

 

Print Media

Media Gallery

 

The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Creating a New Vision of America
(2013)

 

Print Media

Alabama State University

Levi Watkins Library

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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