Astounding. It's insulting that the author compares this generous gift to the "back of the bus". Building the museum next to two of the biggest draws in the South hardly qualifies as second class treatment. If the so-called activists succeed in getting the museum put on Auburn they will have acheived only one thing: guaranteeing that hundereds of thousands of visitors to Atlanta never see the museum and thus miss out on a great opportunity to learn about both the trials and triumphs of this nation's history. By choosing to segregate itself from the other tourist areas, the museum assures itself of fewer visitors and thus missed opportunities to educate future generations about the Civil Rights movement and that is simply unfortunate.
Creative Loafing Atlanta
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