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The Martin Luther King Jr. Historic District was designated as a National Historic Site in 1974 and became a National Historical Park in 2018. Something to understand about the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park is that it’s not your typical national park. Rather the park consists of a part of the Sweet Auburn neighborhood where Dr. King grew up. There’s some outdoor greenspace as well as art installations and monuments but the bulk of the exhibitions are indoors and spread across multiple buildings.

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Located on Auburn Avenue, the Apex Museum focuses on local Black history and details the story of Atlanta’s historically black Sweet Auburn Avenue neighborhood. Atlanta is located in the South and the museum certainly doesn’t shy away from the city’s controversial past. But what sets the museum apart from others is that it is completely focused on the history and experiences of Black people from a Black perspective.

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The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art is located in Atlanta, GA on the Spelman College campus. The museum features art created by Black women from across the Black diaspora.…

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The Center for Civil and Human Rights is located in Downtown Atlanta in Pemberton Place, the park complex that houses the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola. Spread across three floors, the museum focuses on the Civil Rights Era, global human rights, and features special exhibits related to these topics.

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