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The ground level of the Center houses a rotating display of items from the Morehouse College collection of papers and ephemera that belonged to Martin Luther King Jr.

Center for Civil and Human Rights

A preview of the new museum, which opens to the public June 23, 2014.
updated 06.23.14

  • The atrium features a giant collage made from human rights posters from around the world.
    The atrium features a giant collage made…
  • Doug Shipman, executive director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, which opens in Atlanta on June 23, 2014.
    Doug Shipman, executive director of the …
  • In a section dedicated to Atlanta\
    In a section dedicated to Atlanta's role…
  • In a section dedicated to Atlanta\
    In a section dedicated to Atlanta's role…
  • A replica of one of the lunch counters that activists integrated.
    A replica of one of the lunch counters t…
  • A sensor allows visitors to gauge how they met respond while sitting at the lunch counter and being verbally assaulted.
    A sensor allows visitors to gauge how th…
  • A multimedia exhibition captures the sights, sounds, and size of the 1963 March on Washington.
    A multimedia exhibition captures the sig…
  • The Center provides an overview of the modern civil rights movement and the many groups that played a part.
    The Center provides an overview of the m…
  • Historic news footage is integrated into several displays in the Center.
    Historic news footage is integrated into…
  • One display captures the media coverage of Martin Luther King Jr.\
    One display captures the media coverage …
  • Martin Luther King Jr.\
    Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1968 funeral in…
  • A film montage that captures the parallels between the U.S. civil rights movement and global human rights struggles plays in a central room that serves as a bridge between the two sections of the Center.
    A film montage that captures the paralle…
  • An interactive map provides up to date information on ongoing human rights problems.
    An interactive map provides up to date i…
  • A gallery of global human rights leaders.
    A gallery of global human rights leaders.
  • Portraits by Platon of human rights activists.
    Portraits by Platon of human rights acti…
  • The atrium of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
    The atrium of the Center for Civil and H…
  • The ground level of the Center houses a rotating display of items from the Morehouse College collection of papers and ephemera that belonged to Martin Luther King Jr.
    The ground level of the Center houses a …