Section 16-49-52


The general purposes of this article are to provide for the obtaining, preserving and holding for circulation in a repository at the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University source materials on Afro-American history and culture which shall be used for research and other educational and cultural purposes, and which shall thereby encourage the development of inspiration and positive self-concepts on the part of black Americans and provide a basis for whites to gain greater respect for the black race.

(Acts 1985, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 85-944, p. 283, §1.)