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To Achieve These Rights: The Struggle for Equality and Self Determination in D.C. 1791-1978

January 19, 1992 – November 1, 1992

Location: Main Gallery

Celebrating the bicentennial of the District of Columbia, this exhibition examines the African American journey toward racial equality in the nation's capital--from slavery and emancipation to voting rights, desegregation, and home rule.

Free related publication: The Freedom Herald