Atlanta stands as one of the most important cities in American history. Atlanta’s Black History reveals even more about the city known as the Capital of the South. Since the turn of the century, Black residents and communities comprised almost half of Atlanta’s population. Atlanta's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. started America's Civil Rights Movement.
Walk through his home and visit his home church. Share history lessons you’re your family at any of Atlanta’s museums and cultural centers. Chronicled in film and fiction, Atlanta history will amaze you - and Atlanta’s Black History will inspire you!

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called Atlanta home. Tour his childhood home and walk the streets of his childhood neighborhood. Visit his home church - Ebenezer Baptist Church, See where Dr. King shaped his future. Honor Dr. King and visit The King Center, the official living memorial to the Civil Rights Leader. See it in Atlanta today!


Walk Auburn Avenue and experience the Sweet Auburn District, one of the oldest historically Black neighborhoods in Atlanta. Home to several different festivals every year, Auburn Avenue has been called “The Greatest Street on the Planet.” Take a stroll through Sweet Auburn when you visit Atlanta!