Freedom Awards match turbulence of 1968 with today

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 18, 2018 9:45 AM CT | Published: October 17, 2018 2:58 PM CT
Former Vice President Joe Biden told several thousand people at the National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Awards Wednesday, Oct. 17, that the gains made by the movement honored in the museum are “under siege.” “Once again, we need your energy,” Biden said as he accepted the award at the Orpheum theater.

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Freedom Awards J.R. Pitt Hyde Jesse Jackson Joe Biden National Civil Rights Museum
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Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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