International Civil Rights Center & Museum


134 South Elm Street * Greensboro, NC 27401 * (336) 274-9199

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement.

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Press Release - 8/25/2016

ICRCM Successfully Winds Up Major Tax Credit Transaction

Events This Week at the ICRCM

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Experience the permanent exhibition with guided tours offered each day.

Explore the history of the American civil rights movement with a guided tour of the International Civil Rights Center & Museum’s permanent exhibition, The Battlegrounds. This engaging encounter, introduced with a captivating audio/video narrative, includes a journey through time via pictorials, artifacts, video reenactments, and interactive components.  




Saturday Children’s Story Hour

Saturday, September 3 at 11:00 a.m.

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. to hear Guilford County School teachers narrate stories highlighting influential figures that contributed to the rich history of African Americans.

ICRCM Story Hour includes vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and a make-and-take art project engaging children aged six through twelve.

This is a free event and open to the public.

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ICRCM Presents:

Building a Better America Through Core Democratic Values

An educational initiative for social studies students in grades 4, 5, 8, and 11.

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A message to our generous supporters.

We opened our doors on February 1, 2010— more than five years ago. During this short time ICRCM has garnered a stellar reputation for promoting an understanding of the struggles for social justice and equality in the United States and across the world. In fact, through ICRCM, we link Greensboro to the world. We thank you for standing beside us, boosting our morale, and providing much needed financial support. And we ask that you continue this journey with us in the coming months and years.

We invite you to commit to furthering democracy and freedom through the work of the ICRCM. Before the end of 2015, please donate to show your endorsement of ICRCM’s efforts in your community.

With profound gratitude for your support, let us simply say “Thank you.”

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