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National Civil Rights Museum

Org #1072
Vetted since 2009
1983
year founded
$10,454
raised on GlobalGiving
11
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

THE FOUNDING OF THE NATIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM: In 1968, the attention of the nation was focused on the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. It was on April 4th of that year that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. This event is often considered one of the most pivotal in the history of our democracy. The aftershock plunged the Lorraine Motel into a long and steep decline. In the early 1980s a group of prominent Memphians formed the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation to save the Lorraine. Through fundraising efforts and with support from the City of Memphis, Shelby County, and the State of Tennessee, funds were raised to create a civil rights center within the Lorraine Mote... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Sonji Branch
Sonji Branch
Beverly Sakauye
Beverly Sakauye
Team
Terri L Freeman, Tsitsi G Jones, Noelle Trent, Beverly T Sakauye, Faith Morris, Sherryl Tucker, Henry Fields, Veda Ajamu
Organization Information
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry Street
450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103
United States
901-521-9699
Organization Information
National Civil Rights Museum 450 Mulberry Street
450 Mulberry St
Memphis, TN 38103
United States
901-521-9699

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