National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Civilrights Magnum
PHOTO CREDIT: Joeff Davis
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.

Thursday June 6, 2024 08:00 AM EDT
Celebrate Pride Month at our three-day Symposium, aimed at mobilizing communities across Georgia and the South to empower the next generation of leaders. Starting with an opening reception and keynote at NCCHR, the event continues with a second day of dynamic workshops on mentorship and youth suppor... [click here for more]

Friday June 7, 2024 08:00 AM EDT
Celebrate Pride Month at our three-day Symposium, aimed at mobilizing communities across Georgia and the South to empower the next generation of leaders. Starting with an opening reception and keynote at NCCHR, the event continues with a second day of dynamic workshops on mentorship and youth suppor... [click here for more]

Saturday June 8, 2024 08:00 AM EDT
Celebrate Pride Month at our three-day Symposium, aimed at mobilizing communities across Georgia and the South to empower the next generation of leaders. Starting with an opening reception and keynote at NCCHR, the event continues with a second day of dynamic workshops on mentorship and youth suppor... [click here for more]

Thursday June 13, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Our next Cup of Truth welcomes Kellie Carter Jackson, professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, to Black Coffee Atlanta.  [click here for more]

Thursday June 13, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Our next Cup of Truth welcomes Kellie Carter Jackson, professor of Africana Studies at Wellesley College, to Black Coffee Atlanta. Professor Jackson will discuss her latest book, We Refuse: A Forceful History of Black Resistance, which focuses on the pivotal role of Black women in resistance movemen... [click here for more]

Saturday June 15, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Cost: $17.99-$19.99 (Family 4 pack for $64 plus tax)
WHY CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH? Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The name comes from the words “June” and “nineteenth,” which marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to gain control of the state and ensure that all enslaved peopl... [click here for more]

Sunday June 16, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Cost: $17.99-$19.99 (Family 4 pack for $64plus tax)
WHY CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH? Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The name comes from the words “June” and “nineteenth,” which marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to gain control of the state and ensure that all enslaved peopl... [click here for more]

Wednesday June 19, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Cost: $17.99-$19.99 (Family 4 pack for $64 plus tax)
WHY CELEBRATE JUNETEENTH? Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. The name comes from the words “June” and “nineteenth,” which marks the day federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to gain control of the state and ensure that all enslaved peopl... [click here for more]

Friday June 21, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
National Center for Civil and Human Rights Cost: Advanced tickets: $20 Door price: $25
You’re invited to Truth on The Rocks, where we combine dancing, cocktails and conversation to connect events of history to today. After all, who said history wasn’t fun?

Want to grab a drink and explore our galleries while celebrating The Center’s 10th anniversary? Purchase your tickets online!

Adva... [click here for more]

Saturday June 22, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
Take advantage of a special treat at The Center, courtesy of Home Depot. We’re hosting a Free Admission Day to thank our community for a decade of support. Don’t miss this chance to explore our exhibits and commemorate this significant milestone with us! Tickets are available on a first-come, first-... [click here for more]
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Saturday June 15, 2024 01:00 PM EDT
City Partners with National Center for Civil and Human Rights to Launch Community Engagement for Former Chattahoochee Brick Co. Site ATLANTA–The City of Atlanta announced community involvement plans for the former Chattahoochee Brick Company site in collaboration with the National Center for Civil a... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 22, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
The Center’s DEI Experience Initiative is hosting “Civility in our Communities,” an interactive lunch-and-learn that aims to foster positive workplace change. This month’s forum will explore the inspiring response of Brunswick, GA, to the tragic murder of Ahmaud Arbery, highlighting the community’s ... [click here for more]

Wednesday May 22, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
The Center’s DEI Experience Initiative is hosting “Civility in our Communities,” an interactive lunch-and-learn that aims to foster positive workplace change. This month’s forum will explore the inspiring response of Brunswick, GA, to the tragic murder of Ahmaud Arbery, highlighting the community’s ... [click here for more]

Thursday May 16, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Join award-winning journalist Condace Pressley (WSB-TV) as she moderates a conversation between playwright, director, and producer Nikki Toombs and Gary Spencer, Senior Counsel for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Toombs will share excerpts from her new play, Courageous Steps: Bridging ... [click here for more]

Saturday May 11, 2024 12:00 PM EDT
Threads of Justice features the works of 12 artists: Leah Abucayan, Helen Choi, Sayma Hossain, Tanjina Islam, Herok Kim, Wihro Kim, Killamari, Gabby Lee, Neha Patel, Sanithna Pansavanh, Ghazal Qadri, and Jonny Warren. Most of the artists are based in Georgia.  [click here for more]

Wednesday April 17, 2024 06:00 PM EDT
The centerpiece of Power to Inspire 2024, this original multimedia performance, “Courageous Steps: Bridging the Divide for Equality,” by playwright, Nikki Toombs, uses dialogue, music, and dance to address equity in education and the impact of Brown v. Board of Education. The show follows several st... [click here for more]

Thursday March 28, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
The topic of reparations for African Americans can feel overwhelming and is often misunderstood. Come and explore how reparations are an opportunity for repair and reconciliation at our next Cup of Truth. We’ll begin the evening with a short film on reparations work, followed by a chat with Chair of... [click here for more]

Friday March 22, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
In honor of Women’s History Month, this installment of  “Truth on the Rocks” is dedicated to celebrating women in the movement. Join us on March 22 as we partner with The Carter Center for a night of history, drinks, and dancing, featuring self-guided women-focused tours through our exhibits and a c... [click here for more]

Thursday February 1, 2024 09:00 AM EST
Be amongst the first educators to learn about Learning for Justice’s newest framework for 9-12th grade, Teaching the Civil Rights Movement. This two-day workshop will introduce you to the content of the framework and provide you with ideas on how to implement it into your practice. [click here for more]

Friday January 12, 2024 07:00 PM EST
You’re invited to “Truth on The Rocks,” where we combine dancing, cocktails and conversation to connect events of history to today. After all, who said history wasn’t fun? Want to grab a drink and explore our galleries? Be the first to enjoy the newest Martin Luther King, Jr. Exhibit? Grab a dance... [click here for more]

Sunday October 29, 2023 03:00 PM EDT
Throughout history, the role of women heroes has been downplayed in the public narrative. Michael Long and Yohuru Williams challenge that narrative by putting women at the forefront with their book “More than a Dream.” Their book, written for middle school-aged children, tells an alternate histo... [click here for more]
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Atlanta, GA 30313
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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM

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