King Day 2020
On January 20, 2020, the nation will observe the birthday of civil rights and human rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On this extended special day, the museum is preparing guest activities to make it a day of service and reflection.
Ernesto Cortes, Jr.
On Thursday, February 6 at 6pm, Catalyst for Change speaker Ernesto Cortés, Jr. will speak on “Economic Recovery for Whom?: Who gets squeezed and what we can do about it." He will address the toll the Great Recession took on people of color, how the corporate recovery in no way translated to individuals, and how organizers can create policy change.
Candacy Taylor's book Overground Railroad shows the history of the Green Book, how we arrived at our present historical moment, and how far we still have to go when it comes to race relations in America. The author shares her explorations on February 27.
Marjorie Lee Browne STEM Fellowship
In partnership with Memphis Teacher Residency and Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics, the museum encourages college juniors and seniors of color to apply for teaching assistant fellowships in a math-focused summer camp for rising 7th graders in Memphis. Apply by the deadline on February 15.
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