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Underground Railroad Freedom Center will take Mavis Staples there. Singer-activist to be honored. | Cincinnati.com The Freedom Center created the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement – courage, cooperation and perseverance – while using one’s resources for the well being and betterment of their community.

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The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will honor singer and civil rights activist Mavis Staples with one of its most significant awards later this month.

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The center will present Staples with the Everyday Freedom Hero Award during a reception April 20 at Memorial Hall prior to her performance, An Evening with Mavis Staples.

Tickets are still available for $55 each for the 8 p.m. show. The reception is open to concert ticketholders. Staples will receive her award at 6:45 p.m.


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