WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Howard University President, Dr. Sidney Ribeau, in collaboration with the Bison Express, presents American Legacy Magazine's "Know Your History" Mobile Exhibit celebrating African-American culture with students and the public in Washington August 4th and 5th.
Thursday, August 4th, and Friday, August 5th, 2011
Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Across from the Howard University Bookstore, located at:
2225 Georgia Ave N.W.
Washington D.C., 20059
Free. Wheelchair accessible.
The American Legacy "Know Your History" traveling museum is an exciting introduction to the African-American experience, filled with photos, stories and interactive learning stations celebrating African-American history. The "Know Your History" Mobile Museum includes American Legacy's Cover Exhibit, "Always In Our Sight: The Fight For Civil Rights," an exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia from slavery to civil rights courtesy of the Gene Alexander Peters Collection, Black History in Aviation Exhibit, Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit and American Legacy's Black History Trivia Wheel.
"This is another giant step in the history of American Legacy Magazine, where we move closer to the mission of teaching our history and helping to restore pride and self-esteem to those in and outside of our community," said Rodney Reynolds, founder, publisher& CEO of American Legacy Magazine.
American Legacy Magazine is distributed nationwide to over 2.25 million readers through black churches and educational and cultural institutions. Also available on newsstands and through paid subscriptions, American Legacy is owned by RJR Communications, Inc.
MRA experiential tours & equipment
An 18-wheel trailer has been transformed by Michigan-based MRA experiential tours &equipment, into a Black History Museum that will take visitors on a historical journey in Black History through the pages of American Legacy Magazine. MRA, Inc. is a leader in mobile exhibit and event marketing, specializing in the custom design, building, sales and leasing of tour equipment, touring, and logistics management services for the experiential marketing and exhibiting needs of museums and many Fortune 1000 firms- either directly or in association with leading agencies or exhibit builders worldwide. Visit the website www.goMRA.com.
SOURCE American Legacy Magazine