National Center for Civil and Human Rights

From iconic leaders, such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the many unsung heroes, the 43,000-square-foot site displays historic stories of the American civil rights movement and human rights struggles around the world.

National Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Photos: National Center for Civil and Human Rights opens

On Monday, June 23, the National Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its doors, offering visitors a history of the freedom movement in this country (told from Atlanta’s perspective) and an accounting of the modern human rights activism that civil rights pioneers inspired.

Journalists share experiences covering Civil Rights movement

Journalists share experiences covering Civil Rights movement

Atlanta's Center for Civil and Human Rights reaches out to the next generation

Atlanta's Center for Civil and Human Rights reaches out to the next generation

Converging cultures shape Atlanta civil rights history

Converging cultures shape Atlanta civil rights history

Influential pioneer relives struggle of Civil Rights Movement

Influential pioneer relives struggle of Civil Rights Movement

Tearful tribute to 4 girls killed in church bombing

Cousin of child killed in bombing reflects on Civil Rights Movement

Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its doors

Center for Civil and Human Rights opens its doors

Wounds from injustice still linger for Congressman Lewis

Congressman John Lewis tours new Civil Rights museum

Channel 2's Jocelyn Dorsey uncovering the Civil Rights Movement

Channel 2's Jocelyn Dorsey talks about her experience as a journalist during the Civil Rights Movement.

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Atlanta celebrates opening of new Civil Rights museum

 
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