Category: Black History Month

A Note From The CEO—Black History Month 2022

  Dear Friends: Atlanta has a shining history of civil rights. We tell that story in The Center and it is showcased all across our city with markers, murals, and

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Celebrates Black History Month with Robust New Programming & Activities for the Entire Family

Mostly virtual programming brings history to life in performances, new film screenings, discussions and more throughout February, with support from PNC ATLANTA, Ga. (February 1, 2021) – With storytimes, screenings,

Jimmie Lee Jackson: More Than A Protestor

Jimmie Lee Jackson, was a Vietnam veteran, Baptist deacon, activist and martyr of the Civil Rights Movement. Jackson, active in the fight for equal rights, had tried multiple times to

John Lewis: More Than A Congressman

John Lewis has served the public by defending civil and human rights for everyone, from his days as a student organizer with Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee to the present as

Ruby Bridges: More Than A First Grader

November 14th will mark the 60th Anniversary of the  integration of William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans by six-year-old Ruby Bridges.  Norman Rockwell’s painting, “The Problem We All Live With,” published four years