• Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jun 27th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

     

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  • Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jun 30th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

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  • Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jul 7th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

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  • Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jul 11th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

     

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  • Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jul 18th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

     

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  • Small but Mighty Storytime

    Jul 25th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Museum Legacy Building Lobby

    Join us for a story and an activity for young activists (ages 2-5 years old) on Wednesdays and a Saturday in June and July.

     

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  • Drop the Mic Symposium

    Aug 17th, 2018
    3:00pm - 8:00pm
    National Civil Rights Museum

    Poetry Masterclass, Keynote and Workshops hosted by seasoned, award-winning poets/spoken word artists teaching on Art as Activism, Youth Voice, Technique & Communication, and Poetry as a Business.  Free and open to the public.  Registration begins in July.

     

     

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  • Drop the Mic Poetry Slam

    Aug 18th, 2018
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Paradise Entertainment Center, 645 Georgia Avenue, Memphis, TN 38126

    Spoken word/poetry finalists ages 14-35 will compete for chance to win up to $1500 in three age categories with performances by seasoned artists. This is a family-friendly event – something for millennials to baby boomers.  Free and open to the public.  Contestant entries accepted until July 13 at 5pm.

     

     

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  • Freedom Award Student Forum

    Oct 18th, 2018
    10:00am - 11:30am
    Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church

    The Student Forum allows students and members of the Memphis community an opportunity to hear from leaders in the ongoing struggle for civil and human rights. Led by a guest emcee, the goal is to expose youth and the community to civil and human rights leaders and to bridge the gap between everyday people and leaders.  

    At this event, the Keeper of the Dream Award is presented. The award is a public recognition of selected youth in grades 6–12 in Shelby County, TN who have demonstrated acts of compassion, leadership, commitment and service are nominated by educators and community leaders.

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