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African American Museum In Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The first institution built by a major U.S. city to house and interpret the life and work...
Albany Civil Rights Institute

Albany, Georgia

The Albany Civil Rights Institute preserves the history of the Civil Rights movement in...
Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center is an interactive museum that researches and exhibits...
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Alabama

The many exhibits on display at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute enlighten visitors...
Center For Civil & Human Rights

Atlanta, Georgia

The Center, now in the planning stages of development, will promote the ongoing Civil...
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Frederick Douglass' life spanned nearly eighty years, from the time that slavery was...
Historical Society Of Washington D.C.

Washington, District Of Columbia

Located in the historic Carnegie Library building, the Historical Society of Washington...
International Civil Rights Center & Museum

Greensboro, North Carolina

The Woolworth Building, where the famous Greensboro sit-in occurred in 1960, now houses...
Lincoln Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory...
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

Little Rock, Arkansas

Broadcast around the world, the events at this high school made Little Rock the site of...
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library And Museum

Austin, Texas

The library dedicated to the former president comprises the life and public career of...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

Opened to the public on August 22, 2011, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial honors an...
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Mary McLeod Bethune, political activist for racial and gender equality, established the...
Montgomery Greyhound Bus Station

Montgomery, Alabama

Mob violence that met interracial student bus riders at this station on May 20, 1961...
Museum Of Tolerance

Los Angeles, California

This museum provides a unique and provocative experience that challenges visitors to...
National Civil Rights Museum

Memphis, Tennessee

The museum showcases the history of the Civil Rights Movement and the role Memphis played...
National Voting Rights Museum

Selma, Alabama

This museum, located at the scene of the "Bloody Sunday" in Selma, Alabama,...
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Musuem

Savannah, Georgia

The Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, named for a leader of the Civil Rights...
Rosa Parks Museum & Children's Wing

Montgomery, Alabama

History comes alive through the Museum's exhibits on the story of Rosa Parks and the...
Smithsonian National Museum Of American History

Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Museum of American History offers a collection of Americana as rich and...
Tuskegee Human And Civil Rights Multicultural Center

Tuskegee, Alabama

The Multicultural Center recounts the history of the different people and cultures that...