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

    Martin Luther King Jr

    National Historic Site Georgia

Virtual Tour

Dr. King's childhood neighborhood.

Dr. King's childhood neighborhood.

NPS Photo

Click here to view a virtual tour of Dr. King's Birth Home.

Did You Know?

From the 1880s to the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation through "Jim Crow" laws (so called after a black character in minstrel shows). From Delaware to California, and from North Dakota to Texas.