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This installation lives in the atrium of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights and presents a new set of cultural heroes for our time. This mural signifies a global movement of champions fighting side-by-side for human rights
Learn more about the Global Defenders mural and other campaigns by The People’s Portfolio here.
Martin Luther King Jr. Resources
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institution
The Morehouse College, Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection
The King Center
Human Rights Resources
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
Freedom House Global Freedom Status
Minority Rights Group International
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights First
Though protected from Jim Crow by her family, she began to experience discrimination as a teenager in Atlanta, when she engaged in her first protests. At Spelman College, she was…