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Voting Matters

Voting Matters is an interactive multimedia exhibition that illustrates the work of African Americans from pre-Reconstruction through the present day, in the development of the basic principles and values surrounding our current understanding of what it means to have the “right to vote” in democratic societies around the world.

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    Voting Matters is an interactive multimedia exhibition that illustrates the work of African Americans from pre-Reconstruction through the present day, in the development of the basic principles and values surrounding our current understanding of what it means to have the “right to vote” in democratic societies around the world.

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  • And Still We Rise

    And Still We Rise

    Long Term Exhibition

    From the tragedy of the Middle Passage to the heroism of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond, And Still We Rise offers a comprehensive look at the history of African-American resilience.

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  • Detroit Performs!

    Long Term Exhibition

    Detroit Performs! celebrates the luminaries of theater, dance, and music that transformed the Motor City's performing arts scene, and with it, the American pop culture landscape.

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  • Ring of Genealogy seen from above

    Ring of Genealogy

    Long Term Exhibition

    Master muralist Hubert Massey lent his creative talent to The Wright to produce this floor-sized installation for the Ford Freedom Rotunda.

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  • Stories in Stained Glass

    Stories in Stained Glass

    Long Term Exhibition

    Musicians, dancers, freedom advocates: for stained glass artist Samuel A. Hodge, these figures are beacons of hope and transformation in African-American history and culture.

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  • Be Educated!

    Long Term Exhibition

    Listen to leading scholars speak on issues like race, law, and politics while children learn fun stories and workshops that reflect African and African American culture.

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  • Be Entertained!

    Long Term Exhibition

    Watch performances by musical and visual artists from all over the world.

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  • Be Inspired!

    Long Term Exhibition

    Witness emboldening performances and conversations that spark creativity and drive change.

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