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Clark Atlanta University (CAU) to Host Sankofa African-American History Museum on Wheels Exhibit April 19-20

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  • Date: 4/11/2012
  • Author: Office of Marketing and Communications
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WHO:
   
Clark Atlanta University

WHAT: 
 

Will host the Sankofa African-American History Museum on Wheels exhibit, free and open to the public.

WHEN:

Thursday, April 19, and Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE:


The Exhibition Hall of the Thomas W. Cole Jr. Research Center for Science and Technology, 223 James P. Brawley Drive.

BACKGROUND:
The theme of this exhibit, Sankofa, is a Ghanaian term that means to “use the wisdom of the past to build the future.” The exhibit spans the period of 1860 to the present time, with a historic journey through slavery, the era of King Cotton, and the uplifting days of Emancipation. One of the highlights is the unique display of inventions by African Americans. Call 404-880-6194 for more details.




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