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February 15 The Newseum Exhibit “1967: Civil Rights at 50” Opens This Month

Starting on February 3, the Newseum looks back on the Civil Rights Movement with an exhibition filled with historic photographs and newspaper images from the most monumental events of that time. If you're interested in how the Civil Rights Movement shaped our nation, you won't want to miss this incredible exhibit.

"1967: Civil Rights at 50" focuses on the historical events of 1967. The exhibit covers the rise of the Black Panther party, the public criticism of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali and the eruption of riots in major U.S. cities, including Detroit, Newark and Oakland. "1967: Civil Rights at 50" is part of a rotating exhibit that showcases the relationship between the Amendment and the Civil Rights Movement.