Author: Autumn Duncan

Statement from President and CEO Jill Savitt on the passing of Dan Moore Sr.

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights mourns the loss of activist, author, and filmmaker Dan Moore Sr. He lastingly enriched Atlanta as the founder and executive director of

A Statement from President and CEO, Jill Savitt on the Passing of Dexter Scott King

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights mourns the loss of Dexter Scott King. A lifelong civil rights activist, Dexter will be remembered for his dedication to protecting the

A Statement from The Center on SCOTUS Decision

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a decision, effectively diminishing the impact of affirmative action by ending consideration of race in college admissions. The decision overturned more than

Tyre Nichols Senseless Murder Demands Fundamental Police Culture Reform

The National Center of Civil and Human Rights expresses pain and outrage at the ongoing human rights violations committed by police officers in the wake of widespread demands for substantive

The Center’s Statement on Recent Gun Violence in California

The gun violence epidemic continues to devastate U.S. communities. Thirty-nine shootings have occurred so far in 2023, the most at this point than any year on record, according to CNN

Center celebrates Dr. King’s legacy with a weekend of arts events, unveils Spring 2023 exhibition of Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection

Exhibition examines March on Washington’s 60th anniversary; activities include a panel discussion with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater leaders, a Palefsky Collision Project youth theater performance, live Radio One broadcasts,

LGBTQ Institute Names New Executive Director

Tim’m T. West aims to deepen the institute’s work in the U.S. South and expand national partnerships ATLANTA, Ga. (December 15, 2022) — The LGBTQ Institute at the National Center

2022 Power To Inspire & Groundbreaking Recap, Giving Tuesday Preview

By James Richards, Communications Director, National Center for Civil and Human Rights To cap the Center’s eighth year, we’re launching our first Text-to-Give campaign called Truth Moves. Truth Moves kicks

CEO statement – Addressing the scourge of antisemitism

Antisemitism is on the rise in America amid a highly polarized political climate that has incited acts of violence against Jews, including by a range of high-profile figures.   Nearly four

NCCHR Groundbreaking: Center breaks ground on multi-wing expansion, announces team leading design and construction

International and Atlanta-based coalition features two women owned firms; Center capital campaign more than halfway to $50 million goal ATLANTA, Ga. (October 20, 2022) – A coalition of well-known Atlanta