• Book Talk: How to be an Anti-Racist with Ibram X. Kendi

    Oct 23rd, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum

    Ibram X. Kendi’s concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America—but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.

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  • Freedom Award Gala and Ceremony

    Oct 30th, 2019
    5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Orpheum Theatre

    Over the past 28 years, the National Civil Rights has presented The Freedom Award, its signature event that pays tribute to outstanding individuals for their significant contributions to civil and human rights. This year's Freedom Award honorees are HAFSAT ABIOLA, GLORIA STEINEM and JOHN LEGEND.

     

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  • Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence

    Nov 21st, 2019
    6:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum

    In Force and Freedom, Kellie Carter Jackson provides the first historical analysis exclusively focused on the tactical use of violence among antebellum black activists. Through rousing public speeches, the bourgeoning black press, and the formation of militia groups, black abolitionist leaders mobilized their communities, compelled national action, and drew international attention.

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