The charge began with black veterans of the Civil War. Decades later, civil rights activists assumed the mantle. Now, thanks to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), we will have a better understanding of how the African American experience has helped shape us all.
The new museum, which opens this week in Washington, D.C., will preserve and display more than 36,000 precious artifacts of our nation’s history. Toyota has provided support as a Founding Donor and Grand Opening Sponsor.
“Toyota is proud to be a partner in preserving the priceless artifacts of African American history and culture that convey a compelling story of determination, faith, resilience and achievement,” said, Latondra Newton, Toyota group vice president, Social Innovation and Chief Diversity Officer. “This will become a lasting landmark of the rich history of the African American experience for generations.”