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Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement

Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is a three-year series of electronic field trips taking place throughout the civil rights 50th anniversary. Project C will focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events and examine the past to teach the importance of civic engagement in support […]

Museum on Main Street opens in Red Bay

[scrollGallery id=3]   After a year of planning, Red Bay officials cut the ribbon on Museum on Main Street, ushering in a six-week Smithsonian Institution exhibit, called The Way We Worked. This historical, traveling exhibit is made possible through a partnership of Alabama Humanities Foundation and the Smithsonian and will make stops in Andalusia, Ashland, […]

Tuskegee High School was integrated 50 years ago

By Janita Poe | jpoe@al.com  AUBURN, Alabama – A coalition of Auburn and Tuskegee organizations will host a public symposium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the integration of Tuskegee High School at the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center Aug. 23-24, according to a news release from Auburn University. The symposium will feature several of the students […]

Apply for AHF’s SUPER Emerging Scholars institutes today!

The SUPER Emerging Scholars (SES) program is an expansion of AHF’s mission to serve the public. This program directly fosters opportunities for high-school students to examine the significance of their own cultural values and meanings through in-depth studies of literature, history and the arts. By equipping participants, called Emerging Scholars, with necessary critical thinking and […]