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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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Lessons

Facing History and Ourselves is an educational organization that helps students draw connections between historical events and the choices that they make in their own lives. We’ve partnered with Facing History and Ourselves to create an interactive unit on Stax Records’ history and its impact on the civil rights movement that includes lesson plans, photos and

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Activity Information

Activities Students can supplement their Stax Museum trip both before and after their visits. Use the resources below to learn more about the story of Stax Records and soul music around the world.

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