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Event Information:

  • Thu
    22
    Oct
    2015

    National Civil Rights Museum - 2015 Freedom Award

    MultipleMemphis, TN

    PUBLIC FORUM • 10:00AM • TEMPLE OF DELIVERANCE
    AWARD CEREMONY • 6:30 • CANNON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

    Joan, along with Ruby Bridges-Hall and Ava DuVernay, is receiving this years Freedom Award.

    Since 1991, the Freedom Award has served as a symbol of the ongoing fight for human rights both in America and worldwide. At its inception, the Museum presented two awards, National and International. Over time, other categories have been added. In 2005, the Lifetime Achievement Award was established to celebrate individuals who have devoted themselves and much of their professions to enriching the lives of many and championing change for several decades.