Looking Back on SXSW 2019

Our featured speakers discussed thought-provoking questions about fostering inclusivity in media organizations, the place of religion in public life and censorship challenges facing student journalists.
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Celebrate D.C.’s Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Newseum Nights: In Bloom

Newseum Nights: In Bloom

Final event in the Newseum Nights after-hours series takes place on April 12.
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New Exhibit ‘Rise Up’ Marks 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Inn Riots

Rise Up, LGBTQ, Stonewall

On Friday, March 8, the Newseum opens a groundbreaking exhibit, which explores the modern gay rights movement and the ongoing fight for LGBTQ civil rights.
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Family Pride Weekend at the Newseum Celebrates “Rise Up” Exhibit Opening

Rise Up, Family Pride weekend

March 9-10, visitors can take advantage of a special offer that includes two free kids tickets (18 and younger) with the purchase of one general admission adult ticket.
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‘Rise Up’ Program Series Continues March 18 with Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming, an award-winning actor, singer, producer, director and activist, will discuss his own social activism and current issues facing the LGBTQ community.
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Celebrating Black History Month

Civil rights, Black history month, Make Some Noise, exhibits

“Make Some Noise: Students and the Civil Rights Movement” chronicles student leaders in the early 1960s who fought segregation by making their voices heard and exercising their First Amendment rights.
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2019: The Year of the Student Journalist

This year will highlight the importance of these students and the need to support them and their work.
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Freedom Forum Agrees to Sell 555 Pennsylvania Avenue to Johns Hopkins University

Newseum

The deal remains subject to all necessary regulatory approvals, and the Newseum will remain open to the public in this location through 2019.
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