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If you've not been exposed to the struggles of integration during the middle of the twentieth century, this place will open your eyes to the horrors these innocent Negro students endured. It also includes photos of the bombed-out school that unified the student body. I...More
Everyone should go see these statues and take the time to read the stories of these 12 brave young people! The site is a very well done tribute to these students....it was well worth the trip off the beaten path to see the statues and...More
The Green McAdoo Cultural Center is an amazing museum which tells the story of 12 very brave African-American students who were the first to integrate into the public schools. It also tells the story of this small town and their desire to just follow the...More
I had only heard of the "Clinton 12" in recent years but did not know the whole story. This museum gives an important lesson that we should never forget. Seated in school chairs, first you see a video. Then a progression of events are thoroughly...More
Like other reviewers, I did not know about these 12 teenagers who did so much for their community during the early years of the civil rights movement. Wanting to go to a white school, they enrolled, were admitted and began their education.
What I learned...More
This place has so much meaning. If you aren't aware of this darker time in history this is an excellent place to go. However, I do not suggest taking very young children here as some of the exhibits do express the sevarity of the racism...More
Knew nothing about The Clinton 12 and am so happy we sought this out. It is easy to find, accessible and free (please donate something). We were greeted immediately and told about the museum and set up to watch a 7 minute video. We were...More
Very first time every hearing the full details of what happen during that time in History. Totally enjoyed visiting Green McAdoo, since I live in the city of civil Rights(Atlanta, GA , it was very refreshing to learn about other things that took place. I...More
I had lived and worked in Clinton for years before I visited Green McAdoo, and I must say I was vastly impressed with the presentation of the troubled Clinton integration past. I know some of the principles in the story presented and wasn't fully aware...More