National Civil Rights Museum's 2013 Freedom Awards

Photo by: Andrea Zucker

The National Civil Rights Museum's 2013 Freedom Awards were presented on November 6th to Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland (International Freedom Award); Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children's Zone (National Freedom Award); and Earl Graves Sr., entrepreneur and founder of Black Enterprise Magazine (Lifetime Achievement Award).

The ceremony was held at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts with a gala dinner follwoing in the Cook Convention Center. Earlier in the day the three honorees were introduced at a public forum at Temple of Deliverance along with three outstanding young people who received the Keeper of the Dream award. Popular actor Lamman Rucker was the outstanding emcee for the day.

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