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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