National Center for Civil and Human Rights

Call: (678) 999-8990 or visit www.civilandhumanrights.org
Atlanta’s newest museum near the World of Coca-Cola is designed to pay tribute to men and women who have fought for equality and justice throughout the world. The Downtown attraction notably exhibits Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic collection of personal papers and artifacts. In addition, it also features interactive exhibits on the stories behind civil rights heroes and focus on current human rights issues from around the world.
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Under My Hood

Sunday July 29, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
After receiving a phone call from a young man he was mentoring who had just been stopped by the police for wearing a hood, Coleman G Howard, wrote a piece titled Under My Hood that shared his story of being a black man living in today’s America. After seeing how sharing his story empowered others to...
Cost: Free


Wednesday July 25, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
  join the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Humanity in Action for an evening of introspective reflection through the documentary, John Lewis: Get In The Way! Despite his humble upbringing in rural Alabama, after hearing the voice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the radio, 15 year old John Le...
Cost: Free

At the Speed of Sound: Tracing the Civil Rights Movement through music

Tuesday July 17, 2018 06:00 pm EDT

Join the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Humanity in Action as we explore the intersection between the music community and the American Civil Rights Movement.

Guests will enjoy a music listening workshop, dissect some of the most easily identified powerful song lyrics and uncover the under...
Cost: FREE

Party with the Past

Tuesday June 26, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join us for the Atlanta History Center’s next Party with the Past at the Center for Civil and Human Rights. Opened 4 years ago, the Center for Civil and Human Rights connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s struggle for global Human Rights. Through this connection, The Center inspires ...
Cost: $0

Hank Aaron Champion for Justice Awards

Friday June 22, 2018 01:30 pm EDT
Join the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Atlanta Braves and Delta Air Lines as we celebrate 3 community agents of change: Sportscaster, Bob Costas, Former US Attorney General, Eric Holder and Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto. The honorees will receive the Hank Aaron Cham...
Cost: $0

Voices of Refugees

Monday June 18, 2018 06:00 pm EDT
Join refugees and service providers as they share their experiences navigating through the challenges of resettlement and the human rights issues they face through film and story telling. In honor of World Refugee Day, join the Center for Civil and Human Rights to see and hear first-person perspecti...
Cost: $0

Sacred Space (Young Artist Gallery)

Sunday April 22, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Categories: Kids and Family Sacred Space is the initial exhibit to begin connecting young artists in a professional art gallery space, organized by teenagers. Sacred Space aims to inspire Atlanta teen artists and arts advocates in the Atlanta metropolitan area to unite as one in an all-inclusive c...
Cost: $15.00

I am a man: Civil Rights photography

Tuesday March 20, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Participate in a community exhibition and dialogue featuring photographer and activist, Joshua Rashaad McFadden as he shares his projects: After Selma and I Am a Man.
Cost: Free

Out of Darkness preview and discussion

Wednesday March 14, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
Members of the Atlanta Opera Studio and Tom Key will perform selections from Out of Darkness: Two Remain. An opera based on true stories of two Holocaust survivors. The evening’s discussion will focus on Holocaust education and the impact of Paragraph 175, a provision of the German Criminal Code tha...
Cost: Free

Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our voices

Tuesday October 31, 2017 09:00 am EDT
Breakfast will be served preceeding a panel discussion regarding the policy brief, Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Voices, presented by Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda. RSVP required for attendance. 


Cost: Free

'The Time is Right' Opening Reception

Saturday October 28, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
The event is said to function as a love letter to those who are underappreciated for their deep commitment to social justice in our society. The Time is Right to come out and enjoy this photography and film display honoring those who make a difference in Atlanta.
Cost: Free

Nic Stone: 'Dear Martin'

Tuesday October 17, 2017 06:30 pm EDT
Debut author and Georgia native Nic Stone is sharing her new novel about modern African American struggles and triumphs. Dear Martin follows accomplished high schooler Justyce McAllister, who finds himself unjustly entangled in a case involving a white police officer. Seeking answers, McAllister wri...
Cost: Free
100 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30313
(678) 999-8990
Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM