Museums have an important role to play both in reflecting and shaping the way we see the world. ACM collects and shares the underrepresented stories of individuals and communities. A recent exhibition highlighted the contributions of African Americans who have excelled against all odds – as storytellers, fathers, myth-breakers, and more. Along with partners, including the first all-males-of-color public high school, ACM brought the exhibition outside the museum walls and into the community. Through original research and more than 100 oral histories, a new exhibition documents the food justice issues that define the DC region. Museum programs provide another forum for learning and sharing. Women of color working in environmental justice document their trailblazing contributions while a community garden program connects intergenerational audiences with the land. ACM provides a platform for unheard voices, telling stories that are otherwise just not told.
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