​E.D. Nixon Series Set for March 10

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By Hazel Scott/ASU

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture invites the community to join its virtual E. D. Nixon Research and Cultural Enrichment Series  on Wednesday, March 10, at 12 p.m.

It’s free and open to the public.

The 2021 series, titled “The Scaffold Sways the Future,” focuses on African-American issues and events influencing the nation’s democratic values.

Guest lectures will be Montgomery County Archivist Dr. Dallas Hanbury, who will discuss “Slavery in Montgomery County, and  Dr. Bertis English, ASU professor  of History, whose topic is “The Seccessionist Debate in Alabama.”

To watch, visit Facebook, YouTube and the ASU website.

For more information, call 334-229-4824 or email civilrightscenter@alasu.edu.

ASU's E. D. Nixon Research and Cultural Enrichment/Brown Bag events presents a wide-ranging series of topics dealing with individuals, events, or periods in Montgomery’s African-American history, which are under reported by researchers and the news media. The theme for the E. D. Nixon Research and Cultural Enrichment Series for 2020 is “Connecting the Past and the Present: Significant Anniversary Dates in African-American History in Montgomery, Alabama (1945- 2020).