Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by 36 Hours In Alabama’s capital, you’ll find deep-fried bacon, stylish bars and revitalized neighborhoods. But the city’s real draw is its museums and other sites that focus on the evolution of civil rights. ByElaine Glusac May 3, 2018 A souvenir button sold at the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery reads, “The March Continues.” It refers to the Civil Rights March of 1965 from Selma to Montgomery, a galvanizing event that led to the Voting Rights Act protecting the rights of African Americans to vote. New projects, including the nation’s first monument to lynching, advance the equal-rights cause and make Montgomery a vital stop on any history tour of the United States. The capital of Alabama is both the first Confederate capital and the birthplace of the civil rights movement; it is … [Read more...] about 36 Hours in Montgomery, Ala.