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. Segregation and hostile race relations gave birth to America’s Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, led by an Atlanta minister – the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk through his home and visit his home church. Share history lessons with 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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