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NCRM Freedom Award

Episode #2011

Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on November 12, 2011. Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Freedom Award, this year's honorees include Marva Collins, Cicely Tyson, Danny Glover, Bill Russell, Dr. Bill Frist, Hill Harper, Kirk Whalum, Susan L. Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Usher Raymond and honors Icons of the American Civil Rights Movement. Hosted by actress Wendy Raquel Robinson. [86 minutes] Closed Captioning

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  • Episode #2012

    Highlights from The National Civil Rights Museum's Freedom Award ceremony held in Memphis, Tennessee on October 16, 2012. This year's honorees include Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis; Dr. Bernard Lafayette, one of the 1961 Freedom Riders; Muhammad Yunis, who created Grameen Bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with micro-loans; and Dr. Rameck Hunt, Dr. Sampson Davis and Dr. George Jenkins, better known as the Three Doctors. The program includes a musical performance by Patti LaBelle. Hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete. [59 minutes]

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