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African-Americans and the Disability Experience: From Colonial Times, Desegregation, Advocacy and Achievement

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Exhibit Kickoff

Monday, February 3

12-2pm, Sunnen Lounge

This five-panel banner stand, on loan from The Museum of disABILITY History, highlights the perspective of African-Americans in relation to their experience with disability.  This exhibit covers the first African slaves brought to colonial America, Brown vs. Board, civil rights, and medical accomplishments.  The Museum of disABILITY History, is dedicated to advancing the understanding, acceptance and independence of people with disabilities.

You can view the exhibit after the kickoff in the following locations:

February 4-7          East Academic Building, Centene Atrium

February 10-11     Loretto Hall, Ground Floor

February 12-14     University Center Commons


Sponsored by Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs, Academic Resource Center,  and Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies.