National Civil Rights Museum

Journalist and author Isabel Wilkerson (left) is one of three National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award honorees this month. Here she receives the 2015 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama at the White House in September 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Authors Taylor Branch, Isabel Wilkerson, and FedEx founder Fred Smith honored with Freedom Award

BY: - October 10, 2022

Authors Taylor Branch and Isabel Wilkerson and FedEx founder Frederick W. Smith are this year’s Freedom Award honorees from the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, museum officials announced Monday. The Freedom Award gala and presentation will be held Oct. 20 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis. Branch is best known for his trilogy on […]