National Center Scholarly Research

A number of scholars and students affiliated with the National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African American Culture at Alabama State University engage in ongoing research. That research is deposited with the Alabama State University Library and Archives. In addition, excerpts of this research are made available on this web page.


  • E.D. Nixon
  • Rufus Lewis
  • John L. LaFlore
  • Reverend Richard Boone

Civil Rights

  • Alabama State University Student Movement
  • Alabama State University Student Sit-In Movement 
  • Montgomery Black Bus Drivers
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Selma to Montgomery March
  • Winston Craig
  • Women’s Political Council

Montgomery Neighborhoods

  • Centennial Hill
  • New Montgomery
  • Bell Air
  • Carver Park
  • Madison Park
  • Monroe Street
  • Mobile Heights


  • NAACP in Montgomery
  • NAACP in Birmingham
  • NAACP in Mobile

Alabama State University

Levi Watkins Library

Upcoming and Recent Programs

Violence In Your Face: Intervene or "It's Going Down"


Levi Watkins Learning Center
First Floor Lecture Hall
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 | 11 a.m.

Moderator: Dr. Howard Robinson, University Archivist

Sponsored by the:

Cultural Heritage Committee of the Levi Watkins Learning Center with The Orientation First Year Experience Seminar

The Violence Against WoMen Program

The Family Sunshine Center

Art & Jazz:
The Colvin-Feagin Annual Community Art Show


Exhibit Opening and Artists’ Reception. Featuring Local Artists and Jazz.

Friday, September 11, 2015 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
1345 Carter Hill Road | Montgomery, Alabama

Exhibit Dates: September 11, 2015 - January 20, 2016
Excluding Holidays

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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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Cultural Spotlights

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