• DOLORES Documentary Screening & Conversation with Dolores Huerta

    Mar 28th, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum, Hooks Hyde Hall

    In celebration of Women’s History Month, the National Civil Rights Museum is screening the documentary DOLORES, a narrative of the defiant Hispanic feminist, Dolores C. Huerta, followed by a conversation with the esteemed activist.  The film tells how Huerta fought tirelessly alongside César Chavez for racial and labor justice to become one of the most influential labor leaders of the twentieth century, despite the obstacles of male chauvinism.

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  • Catalyst for Change Distinguished Speaker Series

    Apr 1st, 2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum, Hooks Hyde Hall

    As part of the Catalyst for Change Distinguished Speaker Series and the Gandhi-King Conference, the Museum presents Valarie Kaur on April 1.  Kaur is a seasoned activist, civil rights lawyer, award-winning filmmaker, media commentator, educator, entrepreneur, and Sikh interfaith leader. Her new venture, the Revolutionary Love Project at the University of Southern California, champions the ethic of love in an era of rage.

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  • 6:01 Commemoration

    Apr 4th, 2017
    4:00pm - 6:05pm
    National Civil Rights Museum, Courtyard

    Each year the NCRM commemorates the tragic event that occurred on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel at 6:01 p.m.  that event traditionally includes a choir, a keynote speaker, a presentation by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and a ceremonial hanging of the wreath  the event ends as close to 6:01 p.m. as possible.  One addition will be made in 2017.  We will ask guests to sign a pledge for peace and action to achieve those things Dr. King identified in his final narrative.

    Join the National Civil Rights Museum in remembering the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination with a yearlong commemoration from April 4, 2017 to April 4, 2018.

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