National Civil Rights Museum News

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Confederate Manifesto: Southern Heritage or Southern Injustice

  by Ryan M. Jones, Museum Educator       In the recent weeks across the nation, the tension and controversy surrounding the flag of the Confederate States of America have hit its boiling point. With the senseless tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine African Americans were executed during Bible study by a young white male, racial tension is at its peak. The photographs of the 21-year-old mass murderer holding the Confederate flag have circulated... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, July 29, 2015

MOVING!

  By Terri Lee Freeman, Museum President           Last week, the Museum had the opportunity to play a small role in the home going service for our last living founder, D’Army Bailey. On Friday, July 17, five days following his transition, his body laid-in-state at the National Civil Rights Museum, the institution he fought to ensure came to fruition. On the following Saturday, Judge Bailey was eulogized by former President William... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, July 22, 2015