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Freedom Center refreshes modern-day slavery exhibit

“Shine a Light” is a new interactive experience that invites guests to explore the space, literally shining a light on…

Hamilton Avenue was the Road to Freedom

International Underground Railroad Month acknowledges the significance of the interracial Underground Railroad for its contribution to the eradication of slavery…

September designated as International Underground Railroad Month in Ohio

On June 14, we celebrated the signing of House Bill 340, designating September as International Underground Railroad Month.

Freedom Center celebrates Juneteenth with free admission and programming

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is offering two opportunities for guests to experience its museum for free during Juneteenth…

Carl Westmoreland was Cincinnati Civil Rights activist, preservationist

Carl Westmoreland, a renowned Civil Rights activist in Cincinnati and African American history and community preservationist throughout the country, died…

‘Your freedom and my freedom are bound together.’

“Your freedom and my freedom are bound together” was the theme for events held in Cincinnati on Monday, January 17,…

Martin Luther King Jr. Day March

The MLK Day march started at the Freedom Center at 10:30 a.m. People marched the streets all the way to…

Changes to MLK Coalition’s 47th MLK Day in Cincinnati due to Covid

The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition has altered its plans for MLK Day 2022 on January 17 due to the…

Art gives voice to social justice issues

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is turning to art in the fight for social justice. Luba Lukova: Designing Justice…

Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice virtual discussion is 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 25

By Cody Hefner Freedom Center  Communications Incarceration inflicts short- and long-term harms on the lives of those incarcerated as well…