I Hear Music in the Air, Inc: 2015 Legends Ball

I Hear Music in the Air, Inc. announced this week the awardees of the 2015 Legends Ball. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is one of many organizations and individuals in the tri-state region to be honored during the evening’s event, for exemplary work in history education and preservation. President of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Clarence G. Newsome, PhD,  will accept the award on behalf of the organization.

Cincinnatus Association Announces New Award Honoring Donald and Marian Spencer

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On May 5, The Cincinnatus Association announced a new award honoring Cincinnati Civil Rights icons, Donald and Marian Spencer. The Spencer's, known locally as the “First Couple of Civil Rights” in Cincinnati, will have their legacy immortalized in three separate awards: one for a nonprofit, for-profit and an individual, for “exhibiting conspicuous and enduring contributions to creating greater inclusion and promoting diversity in our community.

Dream Pill

DREAM PILL, A PLAY BY REBECCA PRICHARD 

SATURDAY, APRIL 18,  11 A.M. 

HARRIET TUBMAN THEATER

 

Run Time: approximately 45 minutes, talkback to follow each performance

 

Meet Tunde and Bola, nine years old, from Nigeria. Two girls sex-trafficked to London share with you their child’s-eye view of the journey they have taken, the people they have encountered and their strange ways, the air hostess who smiles so hard, the ‘bossman’ who talks in his sleep and the objects they have collected along the way. 

Docent Stories: James Brock, Celebrating 10 Years as a NURFC Docent

When I first learned of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC), I was newly retired and looking for ways to give back to the community. During that time, Candace Simmons was the volunteer coordinator at the NURFC and she invited me to be part of a committee discussing how volunteers would be an integral and essential part of the new center’s success.

Join the National Park Service in Ringing - Bells across the Land - A Nation Remembers Appomattox

Join us at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center inside From Slavery to Freedom on the 3rd Floor on April 9, 2015 at 3:10 p.m. to participate in this historic commemoration.

Originally posted on the National Park Service website

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