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NC State Photo Exhibit Highlights Historic Civil Rights Marches

What: North Carolina State University is hosting the black-and-white photo exhibit “Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote.” The exhibit consists of 46 black-and-white photos by Spider Martin, who documented the series of civil rights marches in 1965 that focused on convincing Alabama Gov. George Wallace to enact legislation to secure voting rights for his African American constituents.

Who: Presented by NC State’s African American Cultural Center.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 12 to Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.

Where: The exhibit will be on display in the African American Cultural Center Art Gallery on the second floor of Witherspoon Student Center, which is located at the corner of Cates Avenue and Dan Allen Drive on NC State’s main campus.

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Contact: For tours or more information, please contact the African American Cultural Center at (919) 515-5210 or aaculturalcenter@ncsu.edu.

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