Freedom Award winners mix optimism with reality of barriers to change

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 31, 2019 3:32 PM CT | Published: October 30, 2019 10:48 PM CT

Nigerian activist Hafsat Abiola, entertainer John Legend and feminist icon Gloria Steinem talked of past struggles and present challenges and the ties between them as they were Wednesday in Memphis. 


Freedom Awards Gloria Steinem Hafsat Abiola John Legend National Civil Rights Museum

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