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True Black History Museum
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Join NICC for one of the most sought after traveling museums of it's kind in the country! The True Black History Museum will be on campus Wednesday, January 23, 2019. This is a come and go activity from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the Student Center Library Fireplace Area. The public is invited to walk through the exhibits and artifacts anytime while the exhibit is on campus. The curators of the museum will be doing periodic presentations during the event.
Fred Saffold III is the CEO and Founder of The True Black History Museum – A traveling Black History exhibit with artifacts dating from the late 1700's to the 21st century. The Museum was established to preserve the history of African-American people and to educate others of the many great contributions that African-Americans have made to mankind. The mission is to instill self esteem and pride, and to increase knowledge, awareness, cultural sensitivity and understanding for the historic experience of African-Americans.
The collection takes you on a journey through the African-American experience, and is comprised of over 1000 authentic artifacts, with original documents from historic figures such as Booker T. Washington, Mary McLeod Bethune, George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, Frederick Douglass, Angela Davis, President Barack Obama, and many other great African-Americans.
The museum has been viewed by over 35,000 people throughout the U.S on college campuses, schools, churches, and corporate events.
8:30 am to 2:30 pm
NICC Calmar Campus 1625 Hwy 150 S Calmar, IA 52132