seigenthaler http://wmot.org en Seigenthaler Receives Civil Rights Honor http://wmot.org/post/seigenthaler-receives-civil-rights-honor <p>A Middle Tennessean will join Danny Glover, Cicely Tyson and several other celebrities when they pick up awards tomorrow at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis.</p><p>The 2011 National Freedom Awards are being presented this year to civil rights pioneers in several fields, including education, sports, the arts, and activism.</p><p>Special awards for what the museum calls &ldquo;icons&rdquo; of the American civil rights movement will also be presented.&nbsp; The museum&rsquo;s Gwen Harmon says Middle Tennessee&rsquo;s John Seigenthaler will be among seven Icon recipients.</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:48:54 +0000 Mike Osborne 3825 at http://wmot.org