African American Lens
offers a preview of the new museum’s permanent collection. The exhibition showcases stories of trailblazers, innovators, visionaries and history makers who helped to shape this great nation.
Learn about families and individuals who achieved success under difficult circumstances.
Examine how African Americans improved their circumstances – and continue to – through formal and informal institutions that served as beacons of hope, strength, and support.
Celebrate the bountiful creative expressions – from literature, theatre, music, and visual art, and dance – that have influenced society.