An important aspect of the National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture is its mission to educate and inspire the future. The National Center provides a variety of programs and events for children to partake in, ranging from youth centered discussions, to book readings and signings, to art workshops, all from inspiring area artists, writers, and teachers. Schools and other youth organizations are encouraged to contact the National Center to request a program or to organize an event.
This will be an entertaining and educational presentation directed to children from 4 to 12 years old. This year’s presenters are experienced professional writers and story-tellers with over 14 books in print and over 30 years of story-telling experience.
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.
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
- Remembering civil rights activist Medgar Evers
- New president brings sense of urgency to Morehouse
- Jeannie Graetz Literacy Program
- Inscription On Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial To Be Removed
- King's Forgotten Manifesto
- Harlem churches see gospel tourist boom on Sundays
- A Plot of Land, a Path to Freedom
- Tourism tax, like all taxes, should have a sunset
- Alabama Voices: Cemeteries help keep history alive