National Civil Rights Museum celebrates 30 years with events, new exhibit
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The National Civil Rights Museum is celebrating 30 years of being the first-of-its-kind museum to display American civil rights history.
NCRM opened its doors on July 4, 1991, and to mark the 30-year anniversary, the museum is holding events and introducing a new exhibit.
First, NCRM plans to host the 30th Anniversary Community Celebration on September 25 as a way to thank the community for its hand in helping the museum thrive.
Its annual Freedom Award Event will also make a comeback this year after the event was put on hold last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It is open to the community but will also be held virtually for people to tune in around the globe on October 14.
A 30th Anniversary exhibition is also in the works to open this fall.
NCRM invites the public to donate any artifacts, news clippings, documents or photos you may have stored away.
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