Civil Rights

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Park

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site represents the lives and legacies of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King. Contributing features include Dr.…

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Sweet Auburn Historic District

Stroll down Sweet Auburn Avenue, the heart of African-American commerce and culture in Atlanta at the turn of the century. Discover landmarks of the Civil Rights Movement, and several historic…

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Atlanta History | Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

Throughout its long history, Ebenezer Baptist Church, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has been a spiritual home to many citizens of the “Sweet Auburn” community. Its most famous member, Rev. Martin…

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Atlanta History | Atlanta's Historic Fire Station 6

Historic Fire Station 6

Fire Station No. 6 was built in 1894 and served the “Sweet” Auburn community until 1991. Hear about the desegregation of the Atlanta Fire Department and view a 1927 American…

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"Homage to King" by Xavier Campaney Medina, photo courtesy of ocaatlanta.com

Homage to King

This dramatic sculpture, a profile of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his arm outstretched, welcomes people to the King National Historic Site at the southwest corner of Boulevard and Freedom…

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