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National Civil Rights museum officially becomes part of Smithsonian family

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The National Civil Rights museum has received a rare honor. It has officially become affiliated with the Smithsonian museums, thus making it part of the Smithsonian family of museums.

A representative from the Smithsonian was present at the Freedom Awards to make the announcement and present the certificate.

The award comes on the night the museum celebrated its 25th anniversary.

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