'It's Long Overdue': New Civil Rights Museum Opens in Atlanta

June 23, 2014 6:22 PM

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'It's Long Overdue': New Civil Rights Museum Opens in Atlanta

ATLANTA — After years of anticipation, a new museum dedicated to the history of the civil rights movement officially opened to the public Monday in the city that Martin Luther King Jr. called home.

"This movement transformed the most powerful nation on Earth," Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., said at the opening ceremony.

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