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...
NATIONAL NETWORK OF BLACK MUSEUMS TO RELEASE THEIR SECOND VIRTUAL JUNETEENTH: LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING
June 07, 2021 15:42 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, June 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On June 18 at 11:00AM CDT, the National Civil Rights Museum will virtually join nine leading Black museums and historical institutions from coast to...
‘Outside the Lorraine’ Photography Exhibition Opens at National Civil Rights Museum
April 06, 2021 13:39 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, April 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 10, the National Civil Rights Museum opens the fine art photography exhibition, Outside the Lorraine: A Photographic Journey to a...
National Civil Rights Museum to Host Virtual Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Death on April 4
March 26, 2021 10:00 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, March 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel will present a virtual commemoration in honor of Dr. King’s life and legacy on April 4, the...
The National Civil Rights Museum presents the She Took Justice Virtual Book Talk
March 17, 2021 09:19 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From Queen Nzingha to Shirley Chisholm and now Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, The Black Woman has worked to overcome racial prejudice and gender...
National Civil Rights Museum and FAMM Host Journey to Justice Virtual Screening and Panel on Trial Penalty
March 10, 2021 12:30 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, March 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum and FAMM are hosting a virtual film screening and panel discussion of “The Vanishing Trial,” to highlight wrongful...
The National Civil Rights Museum features author Christopher Paul Curtis on the 25th Anniversary of his debut novel
February 23, 2021 09:00 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- During the 25th anniversary edition release of The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, Christopher Paul Curtis discusses the novel’s continued impact for...
The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel Reopens March 1
February 18, 2021 12:40 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Feb. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel announced it will welcome back visitors starting March 1 after area health officials...
National Civil Rights Museum Hosts 'A Conversation with Ruby Bridges and Chelsea Clinton'
February 17, 2021 09:00 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Feb. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum is hosting “A Conversation with Ruby Bridges and Chelsea Clinton,” a virtual dialogue between two education advocates...
National Civil Rights Museum virtually hosts new book Four Hundred Souls
January 29, 2021 09:00 ET | National Civil Rights Museum
Memphis, TN, Jan. 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Civil Rights Museum brings award-winning authors Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Dr. Keisha N. Blain, editors of the anticipated anthology Four...