"When they go low, we go high" -- Michelle Obama
Start your day with positive energy with our inspirational magnets imprinted with words of wisdom by Frederick Douglass, Ida B Wells-Barnett, Marcus Garvey, and Michelle Obama.
On view Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow, tells of the central role played by African Americans in advocating for their rights. Marking the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment, the exhibition is organized chronologically from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War I. The voices of citizens responding to the challenge of citizenship are as relevant today as when first spoken, whether that message was delivered in the 19th century or the 21st.