"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere..." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -
Atlanta Civil Rights Tour
The Civil Rights Tour offers an on-site view of the rich heritage rooted in Atlanta over the past century. You will visit historical districts that claim local, national, and international distinction.
See. . . Where the First Black Daily Newspaper was
See. . . Where the First Black Owned Radio Station in the
U. S. broadcasted.
See. . . Where Dr. Kings
S. C. L. C. office was located on Auburn Avenue.
Atlanta's African American community has been an integral part of the city of Atlanta since before the Civil War. Segregated by Jim Crow laws, Atlanta's black population developed a network of independent businesses, churches, and community institutions, including a remarkable cluster of five black colleges around Atlanta University. Auburn Avenue was considered the nucleus of Atlanta's Black business community.
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic District:
Ebenezer Baptist Church
The Gravesite for Dr. King and Coretta Scott King
The National Park Service Visitors Center (Museum)
Freedom Hall - Martin Luther King Jr. Birth Home
Atlanta University Center Schools: Morehouse School of Medicine Spelman – Morehouse - Clark-Atlanta University – Morris Brown
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
- Wilhelmina B. || USA
"If there were a rating higher than 5, we surely would give it. Roger has combined his love and deep knowledge of history (his major in college!), his own life experiences and his natural storytelling abilities to create a living, breathing account of Atlanta (from the distant past to yesterday) that kept us captivated the entire tour."
"A threat to justice anywhere