|Activating the Past||Today's Issue||News & Updates|
|National Civil Rights Museum||Human Trafficking And Slavery||New Book on “Signs of State Terrorism in Buenos Aires” from Memoria Abierta|
In 1968, prominent civil rights advocate Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated at the Lorraine Motel. Exhibits at this site commemorate the Civil Rights Movement from the earliest days of slavery, while events such as the annual Freedom Award and Public Forum encourage local school children and the general public to consider past and present issues of racism and poverty, and social welfare.
Learn more about the National Civil Rights Museum.
|Slavery is the involuntary subjection of one person to another, which deprives him/her of freedom and personal rights. Human trafficking is the trade-buying and selling of peoples as slaves. Where have people faced similar issues in the past?||“Memoria en la Ciudad. Señales del Terrorismo de Estado en Buenos Aires” (Memories in the City: Signs of State Terrorism in Buenos Aires) examines remnants of the suppressed history of State Terrorism in the city’s 48 neighborhoods.
Memoria Abierta released the book on August 31 at a conference on ‘Architecture and Memory’
Read more about the book here.