Howard University Unveils Mobile Black History Museum

Howard University has teamed up with the Bison Express to present the "Know Your History" mobile exhibition.

Posted: 08/03/2011 10:52 PM EDT
Filed Under Civil Rights, education



An 18-wheel trailer has been transformed into a Black history museum that will take visitors on a historical journey through the pages of American Legacy Magazine. The exhibition is filled with photos, stories and interactive learning stations celebrating African-American history. The mobile museum also includes "Always In Our Sight: The Fight for Civil Rights," an exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia from slavery to civil rights.


Details for the exhibition are as follows:


Date:            Thursday, Aug. 4 and Friday, Aug. 5, 2011


Open Hours:  Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

                    Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Location:       Across from the Howard University Bookstore, located at:

                    2225 Georgia Ave. N.W.

                    Washington, D.C., 20059


Admission to the exhibit is free.