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Five little-known, but important civil ritghts sites just got grants from Southern Poverty Law Center, including the Fannie Lou Hamer Civil Rights Museum in Belzoni, MS, & the incredible photographic collection at the Cecil Williams Civil Rights Museum in Orangeburg, SC. Fannie Lou Hamer's America Visit Mississippi Discover South Carolina
Montgomery’s Southern Poverty Law Center reopens its moving #CivilRights Memorial Center week with new exhibits and films. Admission is free through February. Ticket info below Sweet Home Alabama Montgomery Capital Cool Ashley Jernigan bit.ly/3FkgFpw
From police spies to visionary preachers, resolve in 2022 to learn more about the #civilrights movement with these new books bit.ly/32JAzwZ Teresa K Thorne Greg Garrison NewSouth Books al.com
The KKK Christmas Day killing of Harrietta and Harry Moore remains unsolved 70 years after the bombing of their home. Learn more about their story at the Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Cultural Complex in Florida. bit.ly/3H8GGcG Smithsonian Magazine VISIT FLORIDA
A Northwest Atlanta brick factory that helped rebuild the city after the Civil War — using the free labor of mostly Black prison convicts — will be reborn as a park and memorial, supporters hope.
At the Freedom Riders National Monument in Anniston, Alabama, streetside audio boxes play the voices of survivors, who were nearly killed at that exact spot by Klan gangs. Even more than 60 years later, their recollections are haunting and terrifying. bit.ly/3ymGDXA #civilrights