National Civil Rights Museum hosts virtual Student Forum as its opening Freedom Award event
September 29, 2021 13:33 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Sept. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum is opening its virtual doors to classrooms nationwide for its 2021 Freedom Award Student Forum. The event is designed...
National Civil Rights Museum virtually presents new book Until I Am Free
September 28, 2021 15:41 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Sept. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum brings New York Times bestselling author Dr. Keisha N. Blain’s, Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message...
National Civil Rights Museum’s 30th Freedom Award Brings A-List Talent to the Virtual Stage
September 27, 2021 17:44 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On October 14, the National Civil Rights Museum will host its 30th Freedom Award to pay tribute to their 2021 honorees, former First Lady Michelle...
The National Civil Rights Museum Offers Free Day on September 25
September 17, 2021 12:46 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Sept. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On September 25, the museum will host a special 30th Community Free Day as way to recommit and again thank the community. Thanks to FedEx, the Free...
THE NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM ANNOUNCES THE 30TH FREEDOM AWARD and HONOREES
September 01, 2021 12:30 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Sept. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the National Civil Rights Museum announced the 30th Anniversary Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the Museum’s signature event that pays...
Award Recognizes Youth Who Demonstrate Extraordinary Courage and Commitment
August 13, 2021 12:43 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Aug. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum and Memphis-based International Paper are accepting applications for this year’s Keeper of the Dream Award, honoring...
The National Civil Rights Museum Celebrates 30-Year Milestone
July 28, 2021 09:00 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, July 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty years ago, the National Civil Rights Museum became the first museum of its kind to chronicle the American civil rights history in America when...
National Civil Rights Museum Statement on the Passing of Bob Moses, Leader of the Civil Rights Movement
July 26, 2021 12:52 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, July 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum mourns the passing of civil rights icon Bob Moses, a visionary leader, innovative educator and champion for voting...
The National Civil Rights Museum Announces Date for the 30th Freedom Award
July 23, 2021 13:39 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, July 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum announced it will present its Freedom Award on Thursday, October 14, and with a new format. This is the first time the...
THE NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM SELECTS RUSSELL WIGGINTON AS NEW PRESIDENT
July 01, 2021 11:09 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, July 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After a five-month national search, the National Civil Rights Museum has named Dr. Russell Wigginton as the museum’s next president.  Wigginton will...