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The King Center

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Call: (404) 526-8900 or visit www.thekingcenter.org
The crypt for King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, is located outside in the stately plaza, but there’s not much else to see here.

Understanding the Pain & Trauma of Black America

Tuesday September 22, 2020 07:00 pm EDT
Join The King Center for 'Understanding the Pain & Trauma of Black America: A Conversation with Black Men,’ a part of our #BelovedCommunityTalks series. Tuesday, September 22, 7:00PM ET on Facebook Live.
Cost: Free

Meetup #0029 Historic Sweet Auburn photowalk

Sunday February 23, 2020 02:00 pm EST
For our 29th meetup, We have decided to honor Black History Month by doing a photo walk through the Historic Sweet Auburn District. We will have a special guest Keith Jackson (@koolestkeith) leading the walk and sharing information about historical significance of the area and the impact on the comm...
Cost: $0.00

Beloved Community International Expo

Saturday August 25, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Travel around the world without leaving Atlanta during the Beloved Community International Expo on Saturday, August 25th at The King Center. Open to all ages and free to attend, the expo will celebrate diverse cultures with music, dance and costumes from around the world! In collaboration with the M...
Cost: Free

Students with King

Thursday January 14, 2016 07:00 pm EST
The King Center’s C.E.O. Dr. Bernice A. King invites all students to chat with her, extended King family members, and people who knew and worked with Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Panelists share intimate and personal stories about the lives of Dr. and Mrs. King and their journey to Nonviolence 365....
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Building the Beloved Community with Environmental Justice

Wednesday January 13, 2016 07:00 pm EST
The Yolanda D. King Theatre for the Performing Arts hosts a forum to encourage participants and panelists to converse about the importance of Environmental Justice in building the Beloved Community.
Cost: Free

Courage to Remember

Wednesday October 1, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Courage to Remember, a traveling exhibit featuring pieces about the Holocaust from the Museum of Tolerance, makes a stop at the King Center this September. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be held Sept. 18 at 5:30pm.
Cost: Free

Dr. King: An Intimate Conversation

Saturday January 11, 2014 07:00 pm EST
The family of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., share their personal stories and insight. Family members including Dr. Bernice A. King, Martin Luther King III, Dr. Christine King Farris, and Dr. Angela Farris Watkins will be on-hand for the discussion and book signing.
Cost: Free

2014 King Holiday Kick-Off and Reception

Thursday January 9, 2014 07:00 pm EST
The kick-off reception serves as a the opening event for the annual Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The King Center will have dignitaries, elected officials, pastors, college/university presidents, and members of the entertainment community present to join in on the celebration.
Cost: Free

Women in Protest: The Power of Female Peacemakers Worldwide

Saturday April 23, 2011 12:00 am EDT
The King Center hosts a pair of documentary screenings as part of its new Screen the Dream series, which uses the power of film to connect the timeless values and teachings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to the ongoing struggles of our time. Under the theme of Women in Protest, each film will ex...
Cost: Free

Voices From the Mountain Top - King Youth Poetry Slam

Saturday February 19, 2011 12:00 am EST
Atlanta’s King Holiday Youth Slam is a competitive poetry competition for youth ages 14-19. Scores will be calculated using official Poetry Slam guidelines.Participants have an opportunity to represent Atlanta in the Brave New Voices Competition in San Francisco, CA for 2011. All poets signed up at ...
Cost: Free

Pictures Don't Lie: A CNN Documentarty

Wednesday February 16, 2011 12:00 am EST
The King Center is screening a CNN documentary, Pictures Don’t Lie, which explores the career of famed photographer Ernest Withers, who is known for his striking images of the Civil Rights movement and Emmett Till, and who has recently been found to be an informant for the FBI. The program will prem...
Cost: Free

Screen the Dream Film Series: Boycott

Saturday December 18, 2010 12:00 am EST
On Saturday, December 18th, spend an afternoon at the King Center for a public screening of HBO's Boycott, the next installment in our Screen the Dream film series. Film will begin at 1 pm at the King Center's Freedom Hall Auditorium (adjacent to the Reflecting Pool) and be followed by a brief discu...
Cost: Free
449 Auburn Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 526-8900
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