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The Bronx Museum Announces Two Civil Rights Exhibitions

BRONX, NY.- During the span of twelve years, a series of events, later hailed as the Civil Rights Movement, would forever change the social and political course of America. From March 28 – July 11, 2010, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will present two sweeping exhibitions that chronicle both these pivotal moments in the nation’s history and its legacy surveyed through the works of young African-American artists. The first, “Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956 – 1968”, will feature 150 vintage photographs; images that not only exposed rampant acts of discrimination in America’s past, but also revealed