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African American Live Museum

In it's 5th year, the African American Live Museum presented by New Hope Baptist Church is an event not to miss!

Travel around Woodland Mall as you learn about historical African American figures through live performances! You'll hear from the Little Rock 9 and listen to Ray Charles perform along with over twenty other groups and individuals.

You can enter at any entrance. Performers will be spaced out in each wing throughout the mall.

The event is on Saturday, 2/24 from 2-6PM.

Here's who you can expect to hear from at this educational event:

Ray Charles (musician and song-writer)
Alicia Garza (Black Lives Matter)
Bishop William Barber (activist for reconciliation)
Rev. Jesse Jackson (Civil Rights activist)
Thurgood Marshall (1st African American to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice)
Barbara Jordan (congresswoman)
Shirley Chisholm (1st African American to run for the U. S. presidency)
Keisha Lance Bottoms (Mayor of Atlanta)
Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cellist)
Ibtihaj Muhammad (Fencer)
Dr. Charles Richard Drew (blood transfusion)
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson (inventor of portable fax machine, touch-tone phone, caller ID and call waiting)
Skai Jackson (child actress)
China Ann McClain (child actress)
Yara Shakid (child actress, model)
Elizabeth Eckford (Little Rock Nine student)
Dr. Rachel Watkins (Anthropologist)
Colin Kaepernick (sports/activist)
Warren Shadd (piano manufacturer)
Sylvia Robinson and Missy Elliott (Black women of Hip-Hop)
Dramatization of Niki Giovani’s poem “Ego Tripping”
Alvin Ailey’s Dance Theater (a 15-member high school dance troupe)

African American Live Museum