National Civil Rights Museum News

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An Assault in South Carolina

  By Terri Lee Freeman   Museum President       By now, we’ve all seen the video of the police officer assaulting – yes, I said assaulting – the female student in a South Carolina classroom.  We’ve heard some of the video where the police officer asked the young woman, [and I’m paraphrasing] “…are you going to get up or are you going to make me get you up?”  Since the release of the... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Thursday, October 29, 2015

The Freedom Award: An Honor Well Defined & Well Deserved

  By Terri Lee Freeman, Museum President       In 1991 the National Civil Rights Museum began a tradition of taking the time to honor the ordinary people who did extraordinary things to secure, preserve and protect the rights guaranteed to all citizens of our great nation through the Constitution. These were the foot soldiers of the American Civil Rights Movement that fought for justice and equality.   It was for these freedom fighters that the... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Thursday, October 8, 2015