Here at the King Center, we value the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Freedom Hall will be closed to the public beginning, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. We will remain closed until further notice. The King Center Bookstore is now open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12 – 4pm.
All of our in-person events are postponed until further notice. For up-to-date information on our virtual events and our re-opening, please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We will also post here as updates become available.
The King Center also wants to ensure that you have helpful information to keep you and your family safe during the pandemic. Go here for COVID-19 resources and updates. We are here to help you navigate through this crisis.
We prepare global citizens to create a more just, humane and peaceful world using Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and methodology (Nonviolence365®).
The King Library and Archives in Atlanta is the largest repository of primary source materials on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the world. The collection consists of the papers of Dr. King and those of the organization he co-founded, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as well as the records of 8 major civil rights organizations and of several individuals active in the Movement. The archives also include more than 200 oral history interviews with Dr. King’s teachers, friends, family and civil rights associates.
“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate action of its members.”
-Coretta Scott King