August 12 –October 29, 2016
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is hosting the National Religious Campaign Against Torture’s (NRCAT) Solitary Confinement Cell Experience. The exhibit, in partnership with the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, is a part of NRCAT’s nationwide interfaith campaign to expose and end the torture of solitary confinement in prisons, jails and detention centers across the U.S.
Jerry Gore, a retired faculty member of Morehead State University and a lifelong resident of Maysville, KY, passed away August 3, 2016, after losing a battle with pneumonia.
Mr. Gore was a respected local historian who developed a national reputation focusing on the history of enslavement and abolition in the Maysville Kentucky Metropolitan Region .
Civil Rights leader and former National Underground Railroad Freedom Center advisory board member Vernon Jordan will be returning to Cincinnati this summer for the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Convention. Jordan is scheduled to be the keynote speaker July 16 at the Duke Energy Convention Center. Jordan, now 80, previously served as an advisor to President Bill Clinton.
Implicit bias is defined as the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner.
In partnership with YWCA Greater Cincinnati
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016 | 7:00 P.M.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Everyday Freedom Heroes Gallery
Free and open to the public. Registration required. Click here to RSVP today.
The Gift Shop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is full of great gift ideas for your entire family—with a variety of books, apparel, souvenirs, art, beautifully and locally hand-crafted jewelry, toys, housewares and more! Now is the perfect time to purchase an inspired gift during our store-wide 75% off sale, where Freedom Center members get an additional 20% off their purchase! Click here to become a member today.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be open to the public on Memorial Day, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
In addition to being open on Memorial Day, the museums's summer hours begin this Sunday, May 29, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., through Labor Day weekend.