Waking up early is not exactly my thing, let alone running. But this particular morning I woke up to start my day at 5:00 a.m. to run a 5k. Knowing it was helping to bring a woman named Asha to freedom was that motivation to get out of the bed.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Welcomes Truckers Against Trafficking on June 15
National Traveling Mobile Exhibit Educates the Public on Human Trafficking
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Joins Wear Orange Campaign
Museum Joins Organizations Across the Country on this Fourth Annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Extends 2017 Picture Freedom Art Contest Submission Deadline
June 16 is the Final Day for Students to Submit Artwork
On May 23 the authorities in New Orleans removed the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from its pedestal. It was the last of four Civil War monuments that the city decided to remove. In the midst of this controversial campaign, Mitch Landrieu, the Mayor of New Orleans spoke eloquently about the reasons for taking this action. His presentation (see link below) is a remarkable reflection on the nature of history.