Albany Civil Rights Institute
Albany Civil Rights Institute is located in the historic Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Founded in 1906, this church was the place where local citizens founded the Albany Movement--an organization that coordinated local and regional civil rights activism between 1961 and 1963. Today, the Institute preserves and share the history of the Civil Rights Movement in Albany and throughout the nation through interactive exhibits, archives, and sponsored events such as public lectures.
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