On April 4, 2018, all eyes will turn to Memphis, Tennessee to remember the tragic event that occurred 50 years prior and the legacy left by our nation’s greatest peacemaker. It occurred at the Lorraine Motel, now the location of the National Civil Rights Museum. That tragic moment reverberated throughout the world, and on April 4, 2018, the world will remember the event that occurred at approximately 6:01pm. The National Civil Rights Museum wants to help the world reflect, but not linger on the past. Instead, focus on the future.
As members of the media, we invite you to help capture this important moment in history as it unfolds. If you are media personnel on a commissioned assignment by a reputable media outlet with an established audience, please read below and submit your intent. All assignment requests will be verified.
All individuals with the intent to publish content including, but not limited to, editorial, photographs, information or video from the National Civil Rights Museum events through print, digital, social or broadcast media are required to have the proper credentials. Media without credentials will not be allowed access to special media designated areas.
You will be notified within seven (7) days on the status of your request. Final instructions will be sent to verified and approved media 7 days prior to the event. Media credentials can be picked up individually for EACH EVENT DAY requested at Media Check-In onsite only. Staff badge or photo I.D. required. For questions, email email@example.com.