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Dr. Lisa Bratton, Assistant Professor at Tuskegee University
The Taiwanese Struggle for Independence through the Lens of the Black Experience
in the United States and South Africa
Presenter: Dr. Clyde Robertson
, Asso. Professor of History
Symposium entitled, "The Role of Montgomery in Alabama Blacks' Struggle for Voting Rights,"
National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University
October 17, 2013
Information: Dr. Clyde Robertson, associate professor of History, will be speaking at a symposium at the National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University, Montgomery, Alabama. The symposium entitled, "The Role of Montgomery in Alabama Blacks' Struggle for Voting Rights," will be held on October 17, 2013 in the Banquet Room of the Dunn-Oliver Acadome on the campus of ASU.
This symposium is the first program sponsored by Alabama State University in a series of events leading up to the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights campaign in 2015.
Macon County History and Culture Camp Discussion Meeting
Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center, Tuskegee, AL
November 4, 2013
On September 28, 2013, students from Auburn University and Tuskegee University led a five-hour Macon County History and Culture Camp for twenty-one children from Macon and Lee counties at the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center. The experience featured rotations on Creek Indian culture, Booker T. Washington's life and legacy, the art of Isaac Scott Hathaway, the Civil Rights Movement, and the musical heritage of Macon County.
On Monday, November 4, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center, students and interested community members will discuss the outcomes of the camp and the possibilities for similar experiences to be held in the future.