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June 2016

Night at the Lorraine

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
National Civil Rights Museum,
450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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Join us for a night of food, drinks & dancing. Step back in time with a party that celebrates the significance, life and vitality of the Lorraine Motel!

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Book Talk: Down to the Crossroads

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ford Motor Company Theatre,
450 Mulberry
Memphi, TN 38103 United States
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During the 50th anniversary of the March that began June 1966, the book Down At The Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear tells behind-the-scene details of the Civil Rights Movement's transition.

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Rally Against Fear: 50 Anniversary of Meredith MS March Against Fear

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Civil Rights Museum Courtyard,
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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June 1966, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA --- Martin Luther King Jr. and Stokely Carmichael walk together as the March Against Fear walks through the town of Philadelphia.  The march went to Philadelphia to protest the unsolved murders of three civil rights workers in 1964. --- Image by © Flip Schulke/CORBIS

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Meredith Mississippi March Against Fear, join us on the frontlines for a one-mile procession that begins in downtown Memphis at Union Ave. & B.B. King Blvd. and ends in the museum's courtyard for a powerful rally.

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August 2016

Drop the Mic Poetry Slam

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
NCRM Hooks•Hyde Hall,
450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103 United States
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The theme for the poetry slam is “And Justice for All!” Spoken word gives you the platform to shine light on what is right and what is wrong.

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