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ASU to Celebrate Nat King Cole's 100th Birthday, June 19 (483 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: Sister Elynor Moss
Tuesday, June 18th 2019 at 4:53PM
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