The Currency of Change: the African American Experience
Currency and coins, mediums of exchange, can represent the social barometer and political climate of its country. Currency and coinage are also visual mediums that reflect the identity of that country's people, while celebrating significant events of its progressive growth.
The Currency of Change exhibit is a 25-panel overview, of African Americans on monetary instruments issued by the U.S. Treasury and the U.S. Mint. It shows the influence and impact of African American educators, politicians, athletes, scientists, war heroes, entertainers musicians, and social activists, upon American history.
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4-5 week rentals are currently available. 250 tri-fold brochures are provided. Contact us for the rental Fact Sheet. [THIS EXHIBIT IS CURRENTLY INACTIVE]
The lineup of Change Agents:
"Never knew that Marian Anderson and Louis Armstrong had gold coins issued by the U.S. Mint. I was also blown away by knowing that Marian Anderson and Dr. King were honored on U.S. Savings Bonds." - Henry Jenkins