Situated in the Center in the Square in the heart of downtown Roanoke, Virginia, The Harrison Museum of African American Culture deftly showcases the African American experience with a focus on Western Virginia and the Blue Ridge Roanoke region. Exhibits include traditional African tribal arts, and historical interpretive displays chronicling the African American experience in the region throughout the past 400 years. Current special exhibits include Indivisible—“Whispered Secrets”, a special Smithsonian Virginia historical exhibition of the inter-relationship between African American and American Indian peoples and cultures. Equally engaging is the Museum’s Tobacco People—Africa and the Americas special exhibit. I’m correspondent, Tom Wilmer, come along and join Charles Price, the Harrison Museum’s President at the Harrison Museum of African American Culture in downtown Roanoke.
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