Remembering Freedom Summer 55 Years Later (Lead Cincinnati)

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) continues its Freedom 55 Programming Series this spring as part of its year-long commemoration of the 55th anniversary of Freedom Summer, an integral milestone in the nation’s civil rights history.

“Being an institution focused on the continual struggle for human rights, it’s important that we further this discussion and honor all freedom fighters,” says Jacqueline Dace, NURFC deputy director. “Focusing on Freedom 55 not only allows us to reveal and investigate the historical perspective and the lasting legacy, it also provides us the opportunity to review the strategies developed during the civil rights movement that continue to impact contemporary freedom and social justice efforts today.”

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