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National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Call: (678) 999-8990 or visit www.civilandhumanrights.org
Atlanta’s newest museum near the World of Coca-Cola is designed to pay tribute to men and women who have fought for equality and justice throughout the world. The Downtown attraction notably exhibits Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic collection of personal papers and artifacts. In addition, it also features interactive exhibits on the stories behind civil rights heroes and focus on current human rights issues from around the world.

THE MEANING OF HOPE: THE BEST OF THE MOREHOUSE COLLEGE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COLLECTION

Saturday January 19, 2019 07:00 pm EST
We welcome the newest collection of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Voice to the Voiceless Collection– The Meaning of Hope: The Best of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection. After viewing the newest collection, guests will hear from Morehouse College President, Dr. David Thomas, ...
Cost: Free

Dear Dr. King

Monday January 21, 2019 11:00 am EST
The Alliance Theatre and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, invite you to celebrate King Day 2019 with a riveting performance from the Palefsky Collision Project. Members of the 2018 Collision Project, will reconvene with playwright Pearl Cleage and Director Patrick McColery to create...
Cost: Free with admission to The Center

The Palefsky Collision Project

Monday January 21, 2019 11:00 am EST
The Alliance Theatre and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, invite you to celebrate King Day 2019 with a riveting performance from the Palefsky Collision Project. Members of the 2018 Collision Project, will reconvene with playwright Pearl Cleage and Director Patrick McColery to create...
Cost: $16 - $20

Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change

Friday February 1, 2019 10:00 am EST
Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change is The National Center for Civil and Human Rights’ traveling exhibit that recognizes athletes who have become activists and catalysts for change on and off the field.
Cost: $15.99-$19.99

Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change

Saturday February 2, 2019 10:00 am EST
Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change is The National Center for Civil and Human Rights’ traveling exhibit that recognizes athletes who have become activists and catalysts for change on and off the field.
Cost: $15.99-$19.99

Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change

Sunday February 3, 2019 12:00 pm EST
Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change is The National Center for Civil and Human Rights’ traveling exhibit that recognizes athletes who have become activists and catalysts for change on and off the field.
Cost: $15.99-$19.99

Latinas on the Rise

Wednesday October 10, 2018 08:00 am EDT
Venue: Center for Civil and Human Rights 100 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the rich culture – language, religion, food, music, and work ethic – shared by Latinos and Latinas all around the country. The Council is committed to recognizing the ...
Cost: $25 Members - $50 Non-Members

Under My Hood

Sunday July 29, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
After receiving a phone call from a young man he was mentoring who had just been stopped by the police for wearing a hood, Coleman G Howard, wrote a piece titled Under My Hood that shared his story of being a black man living in today’s America. After seeing how sharing his story empowered others to...
Cost: Free

JOHN LEWIS: GET IN THE WAY!

Wednesday July 25, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
  join the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Humanity in Action for an evening of introspective reflection through the documentary, John Lewis: Get In The Way! Despite his humble upbringing in rural Alabama, after hearing the voice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the radio, 15 year old John Le...
Cost: Free

At the Speed of Sound: Tracing the Civil Rights Movement through music

Tuesday July 17, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
 

Join the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Humanity in Action as we explore the intersection between the music community and the American Civil Rights Movement.

Guests will enjoy a music listening workshop, dissect some of the most easily identified powerful song lyrics and uncover the under...
Cost: FREE

Party with the Past

Tuesday June 26, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join us for the Atlanta History Center’s next Party with the Past at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Opened 4 years ago, the Center for Civil and Human Rights connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s struggle for global Human Rights. Through this connection, The Center inspires ...
Cost: $0

Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Awards

Friday June 22, 2018 01:30 pm EDT
Join the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Atlanta Braves and Delta Air Lines as we celebrate 3 community agents of change: Sportscaster, Bob Costas, Former US Attorney General, Eric Holder and Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto. The honorees will receive the Hank Aaron Cham...
Cost: $0

Voices of Refugees

Monday June 18, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join refugees and service providers as they share their experiences navigating through the challenges of resettlement and the human rights issues they face through film and story telling. In honor of World Refugee Day, join the Center for Civil and Human Rights to see and hear first-person perspecti...
Cost: $0

Sacred Space (Young Artist Gallery)

Sunday April 22, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Categories: Kids and Family Sacred Space is the initial exhibit to begin connecting young artists in a professional art gallery space, organized by teenagers. Sacred Space aims to inspire Atlanta teen artists and arts advocates in the Atlanta metropolitan area to unite as one in an all-inclusive c...
Cost: $15.00

I am a man: Civil Rights photography

Tuesday March 20, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Participate in a community exhibition and dialogue featuring photographer and activist, Joshua Rashaad McFadden as he shares his projects: After Selma and I Am a Man.
Cost: Free

Out of Darkness preview and discussion

Wednesday March 14, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Members of the Atlanta Opera Studio and Tom Key will perform selections from Out of Darkness: Two Remain. An opera based on true stories of two Holocaust survivors. The evening’s discussion will focus on Holocaust education and the impact of Paragraph 175, a provision of the German Criminal Code tha...
Cost: Free
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30313
(678) 999-8990
civilandhumanrights.org
Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM