Become a member of our Honorary Exhibit Interpreter Program! Honorary exhibit interpreters serve as advocates for the Center for Civil and Human Rights and enjoy a lifetime affiliation with our exhibit interpreter program. Members of the program must be nominated by someone in the community for their commitment to civil and human rights education.


This is a picture of Kenneth Crooks, Jr., The Center's founding honorary exhibit interpreter. Kenneth Crooks Jr. is our founding honorary exhibit interpreter.

Mr. Crooks worked for the National Urban League in its regional office in Atlanta, Ga., and served as president of the Urban League of Greater Columbus in Columbus, Ga. During his tenure there, he worked in programs focused on economic development and employment, education, housing, counseling and community awareness. He also developed programs for youths in fine arts, including the Summer Youth Academy and the “Do the Right Thing” rallies, and he brought to the community the Chattahoochee Court Appointed Special Advocates program for deprived and neglected children. Mr. Crooks has received several awards recognizing his service to the community, including “Man of the Year” from the Men’s Progressive Club of Columbus in 2001.


If you would like to nominate someone for consideration for our Honorary Exhibit Interpreter Program, please email the interpretation department, at

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