• Purchased Lives Exhibit Lecture with Stephanie Jones-Rogers

    Nov 10th, 2016
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum, Ford Motor Company Theater, 450 Mulberry, Memphis, TN 38103

    “Female Soul Drivers, Lady Flesh Stealers, and She-Merchants in the American Slave Trade,” a lecture with Stephanie Jones-Rogers, PhD, Assistant Professor of History, University of California-Berkeley.



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  • Distinguished Speaker Series

    Nov 19th, 2016
    8:30am - 11:00am
    National Civil Rights Museum, Hooks Hyde Hall

    In his presentation "Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Triple Whammy of Geographic Disadvantage," Dr. James H. Johnson, Jr. poses the question, "what would keep Dr. King up at night were he still alive today?" Dr. Johnson’s answer? Dr. King’s concern would be his social agenda to advocate against the disadvantages and geographical circumstances of African American youth, especially African American males considering the untimely tragedies of so many within the past 2 years. 

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