In honor of Black History Month, The Huffington Post created reimaged photos of historic Civil Rights locations to show what they looked like then and now.

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Mary McLeod Bethune achieved great success at the Washington, DC townhouse at 1318 Vermont Avenue NW. The house was the first headquarters of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) and was Bethune’s last home in D.C. From here, Bethune and the NCNW spearheaded strategies and developed programs that advanced the interests of African-American women. Today, it is a national historic site. Credit: NPS ; Christian Fuchs

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Malcolm X speaks to a crowd at a rally in Harlem at 115 St. and Lenox Ave on September 7, 1963. Today, that same corner boasts the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Towers, a Dry Cleaner’s and a deli. Credit: Adger Cowans/Getty Images; Marc Janks

 

To view more of the series, visit: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/05/civil-rights-photos-black-history-month_n_4726320.html?utm_hp_ref=education&ir=Education

 

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