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US Civil Rights Heritage Aimed as Tourist Draw

In the U.S. South, some communities are trying to capitalize on histories linked to the civil rights movement. They’re embracing sometimes-painful memories to educate visitors and lure tourist dollars. In Atlanta, Georgia, former Mayor Shirley Franklin cherishes the personal letters of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., housed at the city's newest civil rights landmark. "I think that gives people a much fuller understanding of who he was and what influenced...

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