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MAKING MEMPHIS: 200 YEARS OF COMMUNITY Exhibit

March 3 - October 20
Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38111 United States

The Pink Palace Family of Museums presents Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community, an exhibit celebrating the city's bicentennial. The exhibit interprets events of the past 200 years that have shaped Memphis’ past, present, and form the basis for our future. The Making Memphis exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger Learn More...

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1:00 pm

The Road to Suffrage: Memphis

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Pink Palace Museum, 3050 Central Ave
Memphis, TN 38111 United States
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Tennessee figured prominently in the quest for woman suffrage when a young man’s vote in the Tennessee Legislature, August 1920, changed the course of political history for Tennessee and the nation. Young Harry Burn of Athens cast the tie-breaking vote that made Tennessee the 36th and final state needed to ratify the 19th Amendment, thus giving women Learn More...

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4:30 pm

POETRY OF RESILIENCE Film Discussion

March 30 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209 United States
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This award-winning documentary film by Katja Esson explores survival and strength highlighted by poets who individually survived Hiroshima, the Holocaust, China’s Cultural Revolution, the Kurdish Genocide in Iraq, the Rwandan Genocide, and the Iranian Revolution. Film screening will be followed by a community dialogue with a panel representing the cultures featured in the film. This Learn More...

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