The Freedom Award on October 30 is the museum’s signature event that pays tribute to outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights.
Beale Street Dynasty
The book talk with author Preston Lauterbach on August 15 highlights the story of prestigious African-American Memphians including Robert Church, Ida B. Wells, and W.C. Handy.
FERGUSON THEN AND NOW
On August 22, a panel of activists, art professionals and a journalist will discuss what happened on the grounds during the Ferguson, MO civil unrest and what's happened since, during this fifth anniversary year of the killing of Michael Brown.
CATALYST FOR CHANGE
On September 11, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza, scholar, activist and theologian, will dicuss Constellations of Difference: Rethinking Intersectionality.
Museum Releases Two Publications
How Far Have We Come?: Dr. King’s Legacy in the 21st Century compendium and The Poverty Report II are released in response to the question, “Where do we go from here?” posed during the yearlong MLK50 commemoration.
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