Friday, May 6, 2016

Black History Museum Reopens in Historic Armory Today.

After years of preparations, the Black History Museum and Cultural Center is re-opening in the Leigh Street Armory. The building has more than a century of history in Richmond, including a decades-long effort to save it.  

Virginia Currents producer Catherine Komp reports on the armory which includes an interview with Selden Richardson, Shockoe Examiner editor and a long time activist in helping to save this unique American building.  Read the article HERE.

Find out more about the Black History Museum and Cultural Center. Grand opening events include poetry and music 7:00-9:00 pm, Friday May 6th and free admission 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Saturday May 7th. Regular hours begin Tuesday May 10th.

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