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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

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50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
877 648 4838 http://freedomcenter.org/

May 2018

Issues of Trauma & Gun Violence Expert Panel

May 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincinnati community conversation

Addressing The Issues of Trauma & Gun Violence features an expert panel, short documentary and community conversation.   This Cincinnati community conversation is being held and led by Aaron Pullins III. He has worked with the Cincinnati Human Relations Commission and the CIRV Initiative (Cincinnati’s Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence) for about 20 years. He served as the District 3 Outreach Coordinator. Seeing the disproportionate numbers of youth and young adults going into the justice system, he felt he needed…

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June 2018

Speak & Sign series featuring Rochelle Riley

June 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Rochelle Riley

Acclaimed columnist Rochelle Riley is making an appearance in Cincinnati! Extra, extra, read all about it! Award-winning columnist Rochelle Riley from the Detroit Free Press will be making her way to the Queen City. Riley is the author of The Burden: African Americans and the Enduring Impact of Slavery,  a powerful collection of essays and a plea to America to understand what life post-slavery remains like for many African Americans.  It also tells of the dual burden of fighting racial…

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July 2018

Women’s Liberation Workshop

July 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 am
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$35 – $65

Dance and or grab a yoga mat at the Women's Liberation Workshop.   Women's Liberation Workshop (WLW) is an incubator space for collectively conscious women to grow through fitness, entrepreneurship, connectedness, and education. WLW will take place at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in the center of the Cincinnati Music Festival and Vibe Cincinnati festivities. The "interactive" empowerment workshop highlights key elements of feminism by addressing the intersecting oppressions of classism, racism, and sexism.   Tickets prices range between…

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December 2018

Will Downing Concert

December 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$65 – $100
Will Downing Cincinnati Concert

Don't miss the Will Downing Cincinnati concert. Tickets start at $65.   The Prince of Sophisticated Soul Will Downing returns to Cincinnati for one night only at The Harriet Tubman Theatre in National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. On this night you will hear Mr. Downing's classic catalog and new material from his new release The Promise. Get your tickets NOW for this night of great music.   Tickets are $65 and $100 and can be purchased online. There are NO…

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January 2019

400 Years of Enslavement: It Stops With Us

January 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincinnati MLK Coalition Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Chattel Slavery Ahead of MLK Day 2019.   The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition announces a series of events for MLK Day 2019. This is the MLK Coalition’s 44th annual celebration of the holiday in Cincinnati, dedicated to keeping Dr. King’s legacy vibrant in our community. The theme for the 2019 events is 400 Years of Enslavement: It Stops With Us.   This year’s keynote speaker is Reverend Derek Terry, a renowned an…

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February 2019

Cincinnati Black History Freedom Celebration

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincinnati Black History Freedom Celebration

Photo credit: © Artswave website Emerge in the arts during the Cincinnati Black History Freedom Celebration   What better way to celebrate Black History Month, the 55th anniversary of Freedom Summer and the arts than to experience it all together? ArtsWave has partnered with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to offer free admission for the month of February.   On February 23rd, while at the Freedom Center, you’ll experience a variety of arts that tell the story and struggle…

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March 2019

Nelson Mandela: The Journey To Ubuntu Now Showing Thru March 1

March 1, 2019
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Nelson Mandela Cincinnati exhibit

Nelson Mandela Cincinnati Exhibit Mandela: The Journey To Ubuntu returns to the Freedom Center to mark his Centennial birth The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announces the return of a Nelson Mandela Cincinnati exhibit, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu. The exhibit, previously on exhibit in 2017, will reopen to the public on Saturday, September 1. Also, the museum will offer a series of programming in honor of the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth. The museum joins Mandela 100, a year…

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The Crossroads of Identity and Experiences in the LGBTQ Community

March 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincy LGBTQ Community

Have a healthy conversation about the Cincy LGBTQ community, gender identity, socioeconomic status and more. Come out for an enjoyable reception and meaningful conversation in conjunction with the Freedom 55 Programming Series at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. This program features a distinguished panel that will discuss experiences in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) community at the intersection of race/ethnicity, generation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, and faith/religious affiliation.    This program is FREE and open…

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April 2019

Freedom 55: Blues Concert with Marquise Knox

April 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$15

Photo is user submitted.  Cincinnati Freedom 55: Blues Concert is not only bringing you Marquise Knox... native Ben Levin will be there too.   Join everyone at The Freedom Center for a performance featuring international recording artist Marquise Knox and Cincinnati native, Ben Levin in the Grand Hall.   Tickets are $15 General Admission and can be purchased online or at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. The performance starts at 7 p.m. Buy Tickets…

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July 2019

We Who Believe in Freedom Exhibit

July 12, 2019
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$5
Freedom Center Exhibits

Photo provided by National Underground Railroad Freedom Center press release The We Who Believe in Freedom Exhibit runs April 6 - July 12 at The Freedom Center. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center announced We Who Believe in Freedom. The exhibit will be in the Skirball Gallery and open to the public on Saturday, April 6 through Friday, July 12 during regular museum hours.    Tickets are $5 with general admission and free for members. Tickets can be purchased online.…

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October 2019

King Me: Artist Talk

October 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$10 – $15
King Me by Ninamdot

Photo credit: ArtsWave Guide Do you like to know more about Cincinnati art exhibits? King Me by Ninamdot will host an Artist Talk : Artist Talk by Ninamdot.   Artist ninamdot (pronounced neena-em-dot) will be featured in an upcoming “Artist Talk” regarding her transformative photos, King Me on display as part of the Men of Change exhibit now underway at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.   Admission for this event is museum admission. Admission ranges between $10 - $15…

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Celebrate the history of Black culture with jazz and classical music by Mark Lomax

October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Mark Lomax Jazz

Photo provided by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Mark Lomax will shine light perseverance of Black Culture through jazz and classical music.   The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s (CSO) Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC) presents a special performance by MAC Music Innovator and composer Mark Lomax, II. CSO musicians will collaborate with Lomax himself and the Mark Lomax Quartet to perform the 400 Years Suite, an hour-long excerpt from his work, 400: An Afrikan Epic. The piece marks 400 years since the start…

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November 2019

Freedom Summer –Then, Now and the Future Mini-Conference

November 1, 2019 - November 2, 2019
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincinnati Freedom Summer

Photo provided by National Underground Railroad Freedom Center This Cincinnati Freedom Summer mini-conference will explore and discuss the local history of Freedom Summer in 1964.   The public is invited to a Cincinnati Freedom Summer mini-conference called Freedom 55. This event will explore the local history of Freedom Summer in 1964, and discuss current lessons and ideas to continue addressing voting rights and social inequalities.   The events will be Nov. 1-2 at the National Underground Freedom Center in downtown…

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December 2019

Men of Change Cincinnati Exhibit Through Dec. 1

December 1, 2019
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$10.00

The Men of Change Cincinnati Exhibit tells a story of power, triumph, and truth. It runs August 17 through December 1. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walter Iooss, ©Walter Iooss Are you ready to see change? The Freedom Center's upcoming Men of Change Cincinnati exhibit profiles revolutionary men—including Muhammad Ali, James Baldwin, Ta-Nehisi Coates, W.E.B Du Bois, and Kendrick Lamar.   Their journeys have altered the history and culture of the…

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An Evening with Will Downing – SOLD OUT

December 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$65 – $100
Will Downing Freedom Center

Photo credit: WillDowning.com Get your tickets now to the Will Downing Freedom Center Concert! His last concert here sold out.   The Prince of Sophisticated Soul returns to Cincinnati for one night only in the Harriet Tubman Theater. On this night you will hear Mr. Downing's classic catalog and material from his new release Romantique Part 1. Don't wait! Get your tickets now for the Will Downing Freedom Center concert.   Ticket prices are $65 for General Admission and $100…

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January 2020

King Legacy Awards Breakfast

January 20 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$25 – $40
Cincinnati Martin Luther King Day

Photos provided by The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Freedom rider and activist Betty Daniels Rosemond keynotes the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s annual Cincinnati Martin Luther King Day Legacy Awards Breakfast!   Betty Daniels Rosemond will keynote the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center’s 2020 King Legacy Awards Breakfast on Monday, January 20, 2020. The breakfast is NURFC’s annual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and those carrying on his legacy of inclusive freedom through the King Legacy Youth…

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February 2020

Celebrate Lifting As We Climb Day at the Freedom Center

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Lifting As We Climb Day

Photo provided by the Freedom Center The Freedom Center showcases African American experiences during Lifting As We Climb Day with live performances, exhibits, and more.   During Black History Month, make plans for the entire family to attend Lifting As We Climb Day. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be free and open to the public including its brand new exhibition, "Motel X," a multi-media interactive experience designed by Cincinnati artist Christine Shrum. This day is presented by ArtsWave.   Performance…

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Anne and Emmett Play

February 28 - March 8
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$20.00 – $30.00
Anne and Emmett Play

Photo credit: cincinnatiblacktheatre.org Cincinnati Black Theatre Company's Anne and Emmett Play will leave you speechless.   What if Anne Frank and Emmett Till were able to express their mutual discord with racism to each other? Cincinnati Black Theatre Company's newest Anne and Emmett play explores this possibility.   Anne and Emmett is an imaginary conversation between Anne Frank and Emmett Till, both victims of racial intolerance and hatred. The compelling, one-act play explores the startling similarities between the harrowing experiences…

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March 2020

Miles of Bravery Exhibit

March 6
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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$10.50 – $15.00
Miles of Bravery Cincinnati

Photo credit: Jerry Pinkney Gain a deeper appreciation of the Underground Railroad during the Miles of Bravery Exhibit.   From the late 18th century to the Civil War, the Underground Railroad used secret routes to provide escaped enslaved people passage to freedom in the North. The Miles of Bravery Cincinnati exhibit pays tribute to those who chose to risk their lives in pursuit of freedom. These tributes can be seen in twenty original works of art from some of the…

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Rev. Damon Lynch Jr. Celebration of Life and Foremothers Program – CANCELED

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202 United States
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Cincinnati's Preachers

This photo has been user submitted.  It's a Special Celebration of Life Reception! Come out and honor Rev. Damon Lynch Jr. and Barbara Lynch of New Jerusalem Baptist Church for their service.   In partnership with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, come out for a special Anniversary Reception honoring Rev. Damon Lynch, Jr. and Barbara J. Lynch of New Jerusalem Baptist Church for 50 Years of service. Known as “Cincinnati’s Preacher,” the reception for Rev. and Mrs. Lynch will…

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