Journeys of Discovery: The National Civil Rights Museum at the old Lorraine Motel

Apr 8, 2019

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Faith Morris, chief marketing and external affairs officer at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Morris shares insights about America’s 400-year history of racism and the evolution of the civil rights movement. Morris talks about the era of slavery, Jim Crow laws, the Green Book, civil rights leaders from Harriet Tubman to Martin Luther King, and how institutional racism continues as a part of American culture today.

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