• Until I Am Free Book Talk

    Oct 6th, 2021
    6:00pm - 7:00pm
    virtually

    In UNTIL I AM FREE: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America, award-winning historian and New York Times bestselling author Keisha N. Blain shines a light on Hamer’s life, ideas, and political strategies, situating her as a key political thinker of the Civil Rights movement alongside Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, John Lewis, and Rosa Parks. Moderated by journalist and news commentator Donna Brazile.

     

     

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  • 30th Freedom Award

    Oct 14th, 2021
    7:30am - 9:00am
    Virtual

    The 30th Freedom Award honorees are former First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA and THE POOR PEOPLE’S CAMPAIGN led by REV. DR. WILLIAM BARBER and REV. DR. LIZ THEOHARIS. The Freedom Award will be presented virtually October 14, 2021. A Special Tribute will be presented to Darnella Frazier whose eyewitness video of George Floyd launched global protests against injustice and brutality.  The award ceremony host is actor, educator, activist and entrepreneur, Lamman Rucker.  This is a paid, fundraiser event is filmed live from the Orpheum Theatre.

     

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  • Student Forum

    Oct 14th, 2021
    10:00am - 11:30am
    virtual

    The Freedom Award Student Forum kicks off the full-day Freedom Award celebration. This exciting event is specifically designed to address young people, inspire them to take action, stand for something meaningful in their communities, and reward those who do so with the Keeper of the Dream Award. 

     

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