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Black History Month Atlanta – Historic Sites/Sights

Martin Luther King Jr. MLK National Historical Park A banner advertises the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta
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A banner advertises the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta
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Outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. birth home in Atlanta
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A group stands outside of the Martin Luther King Jr. birth home on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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Former workers houses line Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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A plaque notes the historical significance of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta
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At the entrance of historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta
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outside of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta
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The modern sanctuary of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta
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Looking up at Wheat Street Baptist Church
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Wheat Street Baptist Church stands across the street from the Haugabrooks Funeral Home sign
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The Prince Hall masons building on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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A cloudy sky looms over the Odd Fellows building on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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A sign hangs outside of the legendary Royal Peacock club on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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Outside of the original home of Atlanta Life Insurance Company on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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The entrance to the former Atlanta Daily World offices on Auburn Avenue
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Outside of the APEX Museum on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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The Big Bethel steeple is reflected.
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The facade of Big Bethel A.M.E. Church in Atlanta
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A plaque explains the historical significance of Big Bethel A.M.E. Church on Auburn Avenue in Atlanta
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The Bethel A.M.E. Church steeple looms alongside the historic Butler Street YMCA in Atlanta
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Looking up at the entrance to the historic Butler Street Y.M.C.A. in Atlanta
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The entry to the former E.A. Ware School on Martin Luther King Drive in Atlanta
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Looking up at the facade of Fountain Hall at Morris Brown College (Photo by Kelly Jordan)
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Dr. Karchiek Sims-Alvarado stands in front of a photo of historic Atlanta University faculty at Fountain Hall in Atlanta
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A sign announces restoration work on Fountain Hall
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A fire-damaged Gaines Hall still stands
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Scaffolding surrounds Gaines Hall in Atlanta
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Graves Hall on the campus of Morehouse College in Atlanta
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The gravesites of Benjamin Mays and Sadie Gray Mays at Morehouse College in Atlanta
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The statue of Benjamin Mays looms in front of the campus of Clark Atlanta University
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on the campus of Clark Atlanta University
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On the grounds of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta
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Giles Hall on the campus of Spelman College in Atlanta
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Morehouse-James residence hall on the campus of Spelman College in Atlanta
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A marker commemorates the Atlanta Student Movement at the Atlanta University Center
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A memorial to the Atlanta Student Movement at the Woodruff Library at the Atlanta University Center
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A sign announces renovation and restoration work at Historic West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta
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Renovations continue at West Hunter Street Baptist Church in Atlanta
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The former Paschal's stands boarded up on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Atlanta
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The statue at the entrance to Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta
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The Sunset Avenue home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and family on Atlanta's westside
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Outside of the onetime home of Alonzo Herndon and family
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Outside of the onetime home of Alonzo Herndon in Atlanta
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Valerie Richardson Jackson, widow of former Mayor Maynard Jackson, stands at his grave marker at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta
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Outside of the Antoine Graves mausoleum at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta
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The mausoleum of Antoine Graves at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta
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The Oakland Cemetery burial plot of Bishop Wesley John Gaines, co-founder of Morris Brown College
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The burial place of Rev. Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King - parents of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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A statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the grounds of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta
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The eternal flame burns in front of the burial place of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King in Atlanta
Kelly Jordan

Kelly Jordan, who has lived in Atlanta since 1968, attended Emory University before he and partners revitalized Little Five Points into one of Atlanta's most eclectic retail districts. In recent years, Kelly has been leading the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance, and he has been active with a host of environmental organizations. Decades ago, Kelly wrote architectural criticism for a weekly Atlanta newspaper, and his interest in natural and built environments is readily apparent in the photos he has been taking for SaportaReport.

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  1. Don Rivers February 2, 2021 9:35 pm

    Words can not express how grateful I am to know Kelly Jordan. He continues to capture and share moments that are so uplifting, memorable, inspiring and beautiful. I really appreciate who you are in The Universe Mr. Jordan. Nothing but Love for You Always My Brother.Report

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  2. Tillman Ward February 5, 2021 10:12 am

    Words matter.. pictures matter even more..
    Keep up the great work!!
    Tillman Ward your Westside atlanta historian…Report

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