Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birth Home Is Among Relics of Auburn Avenue

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A Call to Action

"It's an embarrassment, frankly," Youngblood told the AP about the dilapidated fronts and deserted streets. "Atlanta is the African-American city of the South, and we've done a really piss-poor job of preserving our legacy. But it takes leadership, political will and resources. This is, I think, our last chance."(Photo: AP Photo/David Goldman)

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