Memphis Majic documentary screening
Memphis Majic is a riveting in-depth look at the city of Memphis through the lens of a 30 year old Memphis-born street dance called “Jookin'.” The February 16 museum screening before the film's national debut, and gets to the heart of the city's rich culture, history, race relations and socioeconomic barriers.
Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask
The museum shares a documentary screening on Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African American to achieve national fame as a writer, on February 21. Filmmaker Frederick Lewis will be present for Q&A.
Lighting the fires of freedom
On March 21, author Janet Dewart Bell shines a light on women’s all-too-often overlooked achievements in the Civil Rights Movement through intimate accounts of extraordinary struggles for justice that resulted in profound social change.
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