Downtown Attraction: The Center for Civil and Human Rights

The Center for Civil and Human Rights puts current events into historic context.

Photograph by Dustin Chambers

It’s more than a gorgeous addition to downtown or a celebration of our city’s legacy. The $65 million facility serves as both a primer on the modern civil rights era (the immersive exhibits on lunch counter sit-ins and the 1963 March on Washington are particularly impressive) and a challenging reminder of global human rights abuses that persist today. You’ll leave inspired to do your part to change the world.  100 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard,

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This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.