Archives: Exhibits

We Who Believe in Freedom: 1964–A Transformative Year in Civil Rights

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights commemorates 1964 as a transformative year for the American civil rights movement. Join us as we look back at the grassroots efforts of

Out Down South: Voices & Portraits of LGBTQ+ Atlanta

A Legacy of Creative Protest

A Legacy of Creative Protest: King & Youth Activism demonstrates how a generation of youth activists, inspired by Dr. King’s rally for equality, helped to transform political landscapes from the

Chasing the Dream Foundation

Hank Aaron started the foundation with his wife Billye in the hope of inspiring young people to develop their skills and pursue their passions. The Dreamchaser Scholarship, presented annually, is

Human Rights Champions

Courageous People Take Up the Call. Throughout history, brave and visionary people have devoted themselves to fighting for equality, dignity and freedom. This exhibit features portraits of prominent human rights

1950s/Urban South

This exhibit explores life in the 1950s in the Urban South through interactive displays featuring Jim Crow laws and the people in power who vocally and violently enforced segregation. Despite

Freedom Riders

On May 14, 1961 near Anniston, Alabama, a bus carrying Freedom Riders was firebombed. While there were many Freedom Rides prior to this one, the exhibit focuses on this particular

Lunch Counter Sit-In

After learning about the training involved in non-violent protests, visitors are invited to participate in a lunch counter sit-in simulation and place themselves in the shoes of non-violent protestors in

The March on Washington

One of the most iconic and joyful moments of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, the March on Washington gallery is a multimedia experience that highlights the events of the day.

Who, Like Me, Is Threatened?

Human rights issues and abuses affect us all regardless of who we are, where we come from, or what we believe in. This multi-media interactive display invites visitors to contemplate