The National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Wilberforce opened its doors 26 years ago this April. Rediscovered Radio’s Jocelyn Robinson found historic audio in the WYSO Archives, and offers a look at how the museum has fared over the years.
Back in the fall of 1980, WYSO News aired a story on the National Afro-American Museum project. Even then, according to reporter Brian McCormick, the museum had been in the works for a long time:
Following President Obama’s designation of five new national monuments last week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has been on a five state tour of those sights. Yesterday’s stop - The Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce, Ohio.
African Children's Choir will offer a concert tonight at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Springfield at 7:00pm. Come and experience a performance that shows the beauty, dignity and potential of each African child! The African Children's Choir melts the hearts of audiences with their charming smiles, beautiful voices and lively African songs and dance.