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THE KING CENTER

COVID-19 Update
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 from 12-4pm and Saturday from 11-4pm.

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.

Our Mission
We prepare global citizens to create a more just, humane and peaceful world using Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy and methodology (Nonviolence365®).

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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

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a ribbon cutting for a new outside exhibit. Learn more about how Mrs. Coretta Scott King founded The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center to serve as “The Official Living Memorial” to the life, work and legacy of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

2020 U.S. CENSUS INFORMATION

The census provides critical data that lawmakers, business owners, teachers, and many others use to provide daily services, products and support for you and your community. Every year, billions of dollars in federal funding go to hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads and other resources based on census data.

The results of the census also determine the number of seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives and they are used to draw congressional and state legislative districts.

Stand up and be counted by completing your 2020 US Census today!
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2020 VOTER INFORMATION

The US elections are coming up and it is important that your voice is heard. Register to vote, stay up to date with registration deadlines and much more. Click here for more information.

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MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK HOSTS RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A NEW OUTDOOR EXHIBIT

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a ribbon cutting for a new outside exhibit. Learn more about how Mrs. Coretta Scott King founded The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center to serve as “The Official Living Memorial" to the life, work and legacy of her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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