• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and  the Civil Rights Movement

    Martin Luther King Jr

    National Historic Site Georgia

Multimedia Presentations

Metal Artwork of Dr. King

Metal artwork of Dr. King along Freedom Parkway in downtown Atlanta

Linda Byers, Park Ranger

A video short from The Epstein School's visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.

Did You Know?

Freedom Marchers

On April 3, 1963, civil rights forces led by Dr. King launched a drive against discrimination in Birmingham, AL. The city's police force, led by Commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor, used high-powered water hoses and dogs against demonstrators. The brutality of the repression aroused public opinion.