CCC To Host True Black History Museum

February 27, 2020

The True Black Museum, a traveling display that teaches African-American history through the use of rare and authentic artifacts, will make a stop at all three Central Community College campuses in Columbus, Grand Island and Hastings.

“A Tribute to the African-American Journey,” the museum’s current display, features more than 150 artifacts. Included are original documents from historic figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, Barack Obama and many others.

Viewed by more than 50,000 people throughout the U.S., the True Black History Museum is committed to preserving the history of African-Americans. The museum also aims to teach others about the many great contributions African-Americans have made throughout history.

The True Black Museum will be open at the Columbus Campus from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10; at the Grand Island Campus from noon until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11; and at the Hastings Campus from noon until 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.