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TOM BROKAW TO RECEIVE A 2014 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT FREEDOM AWARD

MEMPHIS, TN – (October 29, 2014) – Today the National Civil Rights Museum announced that Tom Brokaw is being honored with a Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award. He joins Frank Robinson, also a 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Charlayne Hunter-Gault will receive the International Freedom Award; Bob Moses will receive the National Freedom Award. The Lifetime Achievement Freedom Award for Journalism is sponsored by FedEx.   Themed “Breaking Barriers,... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, October 29, 2014

MUSEUM ANNOUNCES THE 2014 FREEDOM AWARD

  MEMPHIS, TN  – (September 30, 2014) – The National Civil Rights Museum announced recipients of The Freedom Award whose work has impacted freedom, equality and access in the U.S and globally. This year’s honorees are Charlayne Hunter-Gault, highly acclaimed global civil rights journalist; Robert Moses, award-winning educator and civil rights movement organizer; and Frank Robinson, trailblazing professional baseball player and manager.  ... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, October 29, 2014