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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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Portraits in Soul: Rare Images from the API Archive

In 1961, Bill Carrier Sr. and his team at Allied Photography Illustrators (API) forged a relationship with Stax Records that would share the look and feel of the soulful sounds being created at 926 E. McLemore Avenue. From promotional shots sent to concert promoters to album covers and functions in Stax’ famed Studio A, API,

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