COVID-19 and racism have collided. Young people-the protest marchers of today mirror those of yesterday as experienced in the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel. The difference TODAY is the magnitude of the marches and the diversity of people voicing their anger. Protestors are drawn to the Museum where the balcony of Room 306 stands as a testament to Dr. King and as a call to action for this generation to be the change makers of today, many have answered the call and you can too
The National Civil Rights Museum is committed to supporting Dr. King's beloved community at the intersection of two pandemics - COVID-19 and racism. One that is deadly for both. Young people can learn lessons from
As part of its mission, the National Civil Rights Museum examines today's global civil and human rights issues, provokes thoughtful debate and serves as a catalyst for positive social change. Watch some of our messages and virtual program offerings as we shelter in place during the pandemic.
We are working hard to make sure our environment is safe for everyone associated with the National Civil Rights Museum so we can continue programming as soon as possible.