Atlanta's Civil Rights Movement sites

By Ernie Suggs and Pete Corson

Internationally recognized as a center of the national Civil Rights struggle, Atlanta has its own local Civil Rights story to tell. Here's where the Movement happened in Atlanta. Veteran Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Ernie Suggs and audience specialist Pete Corson put together the map with the help of Clark Atlanta and Harvard University-trained historian Karcheik Sims-Alvarado – The Historian in Heels – who helped identify sites and narrated the project. Click here to watch the entire video series created for this map. And click here for complete coverage of the new National Center for Civil and Human Rights.