Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > News > Post Content

ASU to Celebrate Nat King Cole's 100th Birthday, June 19 (383 hits)

The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University

From Montgomery to the World:
The Life and Legacy of Nat King Cole,
Legendary African-American Entertainer

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Forum: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Musical Tribute: 2:30 - 4 p.m.
Ralph David Abernathy Auditorium

In observance of Nat 'King' Cole's 100th birthday,
this program assesses Cole's personal life, multifaceted career, and behind-the scenes support of the civil rights movement.

Forum Topics
9:15 - 9:35 a.m.
"Nat King Cole and the Racial, Economic, and Cultural Ethos of Montgomery, Alabama in the Twentieth Century"

9:45 - 10:05 a.m.
"Is This the Promised Land? - The Cole Family's Migration to the North"

10:15 - 10:45 a.m.
"A Legend in the Making - The Factors Impacting Cole's Rise to Musical Fame"

10:50 - 11:20 a.m.
"Nat King Cole at the Pinnacle of Success - Cole's Radio, Television and Film Career"

11:25 - 11:55 a.m.
"You're Still a Negro - Cole and the Civil-Rights Movement"

Forum Luncheon
12:15 - 1:45 p.m.
Abernathy Hall - Great Hall of Teachers
RSVP below to reserve a seat at the luncheon.
Limited seating is available.


Musical Tribute
2:30 - 4 p.m.
A special Nat 'King' Cole inspired musical performance by an aggregate of local and nationally-known musicians and vocalists.

For more information, call 334-229-6888.

Contact Information
The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University
phone: 334-229-6888

Alabama State University, P. O. Box 271, Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 4:53PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...

More From This Author
Random Photo Upload On Sun Nov 17th, 2019 at 10:12AM
Orange Blossom Classic Returns in 2020; Features Gridiron Showdown between Florida A&M U & Albany State U
More Than 100 Volunteers Expected On Campus For Retool Your School Project
Join Oakwood's Founders Day Challenge
Homecoming Week and ReUnion Weekend 2019 Commences at Claflin University
Morgan State University Athletic Teams to Honor Congressman Elijah Cummings Throughout 2019-20 Season
ASU PRESENTS THE 96th ANNUAL TURKEY DAY CLASSIC - Mark your Calendar, Get your Tickets!
Sending Accolades to Keisha Knight Pulliam - Spelman Graduate
Forward This Article Entry!
News Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
elynor moss has logged 76393 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 19875 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
quintin murphy just became a new member. 12:12PM
peter myers just became a new member. 02:27PM
ruby nash just posted a post entitled 'critical thinking'. 06:47AM
ruby nash just became a new member. 06:38AM
bonnie bailey just edited her profile. 03:10PM
bonnie bailey just became a new member. 03:05PM
les martin just became a new member. 06:21PM
victoria sedwick just edited her profile. 03:03PM
victoria sedwick just became a new member. 02:55PM
destiny foreman just edited her profile. 08:22AM
ramatu abdul hamid just became a new member. 10:44AM
taylor moore just became a new member. 12:45AM
>> more | invite friends