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Coalition to Remember the 1906 Atlanta Race Massacre Commemorates 115th Anniversary of Historic Tragedy

Coalition will launch a week of events examining the massacre beginning September 17 Atlanta, Ga. (September 10, 2021) A collaboration of Atlanta based organizations, the Coalition to Remember the 1906

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Debuts Limited Time Exhibition In Partnership with Coca-Cola and the Atlanta Braves

Free Admission for guests throughout the duration of the exhibition July 24 – August 1 sponsored by the Coca-Cola Foundation   ATLANTA, GA (July 16, 2021) – The National Center

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Names Lance Wheeler as Director of Exhibitions

A published historian and public community curator, Wheeler brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working with civil rights and community-focused organizations    ATLANTA, GA (June 30, 2021) – The National Center for Civil and Human

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights Commemorates Juneteenth with New Performances for the Entire Family 

Deluxe partners with The Center to create Juneteenth programming and resources that explore the end of slavery in the U.S. through music, dance, and culinary arts    (June 15, 2021; Atlanta, GA) The National Center

Veterans and Military Service Members Receive Free Admission to National Center for Civil and Human Rights with Support from The Home Depot Foundation

Service member families also receive discounted admission during Armed Forces Day and Memorial Day weekend   ATLANTA (May 13, 2021) – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Debuts Rosenwald Schools Exhibition

Andrew Feiler’s nationally touring photography explores the expansion of public education for Black children during segregation    ATLANTA, GA (May 10, 2021) The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) launches A Better Life for

The Center’s Statement on the Verdict of the Derek Chauvin Trial

Today, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges for the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. The National Center for Civil and Human Rights shares the relief of many Americans that

The Center’s Statement on Recent Police Violence

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights expresses solidarity with peaceful demonstrators in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, and advocates across the nation expressing their grief, anger and frustration at more Black lives

Human Rights Groups Launch Course to Train Police on Protecting Rights and Serving Communities in a Deeply Divided Society

Atlanta Police Department is first in nation to train its entire force — and participate in a year-long program of police and community members meeting for dinner   The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) and Auschwitz Institute for

National Center for Civil and Human Rights Hosts Free Admission Days in March Sponsored by FedEx

Free admission available March 4-7, 11-14 ATLANTA, GA (March 3, 2021) – The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) will host free admission days March 4-7 and