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Stax Museum turns 15

The Stax Museum recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with an event that also honored Stax legend and longtime Memphis musician Floyd Newman. The catered affair included Ike Griffith from Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland’s Youth Services Division reading a proclamation that proclaimed May 3, 2018 Stax Museum and Floyd Newman Day. Read more here from the

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Stax Museum of American Soul Music Awarded Grant to Create Special New Exhibit and Programming to Highlight Stax Records’ Commitment to Social Justice

MEMPHIS, TN. – The Stax Museum of American Soul Music was awarded $47,500 to create a new program in 2018/2019 titled “Give A Damn: Stax Records and Social Justice, 1968-75,” the National Park Service announced yesterday. “Through the African American Civil Rights Grant Program, we’re helping our public and private partners tell unique and powerful stories

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PRESS ARCHIVE

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Tributes to Motown and Southern Soul LOCAL MEMPHIS LIVE: Remembering Otis Redding and the Bar-Kays 50 After Their Deaths THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL” Stax Museum to celebrate 60th anniversary; Rufus Thomas’ 100th KCBX FM: The Story of Soulsville and Stax Museum of American Soul Music in Memphis THE GUARDIAN: Stax Museum, Memphis:

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