Atlanta and the Civil Rights Movement, 1944-1968

Date:
Through 12/1/2018

On the Atlanta BeltLine Eastside and Westside Trails, historian and curator, Karcheik Sims-Alvarado, Ph.D. presents an outdoor photography exhibit of Atlanta’s contribution to the Modern Civil Rights Movement from 1944 to 1968. Dr. Sims-Alvarado explains, “The photographs tell a beautiful narrative of the struggle, fortitude, and organizational strength of a people determined to eradicate Jim Crow segregation once and for all."

The exhibition stretches across 4 miles on the Eastside and Westside Trails of the Atlanta BeltLine; making it the longest public photography exhibition on civil and human rights in the United States.

Photo credit: Herndon Home Museum

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