Civil Rights: 50 Years Later


Reception & Discussion

July 2, 6:30 P.M.

The Civil Rights movement was powered by everyday citizens calling for change in their communities. Join us as we commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act and recognize our local Civil Rights heroes.

Tickets: $10 for members.  Click here or call 513-333-7739 for ticket information.


Juneteenth: The True Meaning of Emancipation



Juneteenth: The True Meaning of Emancipation

Join us in the Harriet Tubman Theater to commemorate the end of institutionalized slavery in America. This year, the Freedom Center will celebrate by highlighting the rich culture and traditions of Africans and African Americans with African drumming, storytelling, spoken word and more! Engage in history and join in the celebration!



Click here or call 513.333.7739 to purchase tickets.

Hate Crimes in the Heartland

This groundbreaking film examines hate crimes through the lens of Tulsa, Oklahoma-the 1921 Tulsa race riot, and the 2012 Good Friday murders, and the impact of hate crimes on human rights, education, and community relations today.

Reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by the premiere screening of Hate Crimes in the Heartland at 7 p.m. in the Harriet Tubman Theater.

The King Legacy Awards Breakfast

The King Legacy Awards Breakfast honors members of the Greater Cincinnati community for their leadership in strengthening our diverse community and promoting the vision and legacy of Dr. King. Time: 8 a.m. Location: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Cost: $35 per individual ticket For Sponsorship Levels & Ticket Information: Contact 513-333-7706  Click here for press information.  

National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer

Join us on February 5 at the Freedom Center to be a part of this National Youth Summit where students across the country will join together for a virtual National Youth Summit on Freedom Summer and civic engagement. Civil rights activists and Freedom School internship participants will participate in a panel discussion about the 1964 youth-led effort to end the political disenfranchisement of African Americans in the Deep South, and discuss the role of young people in shaping America's past and future.


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