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In 1903, a woman by the name of Carrie Kinsey wrote a letter to President Roosevelt asking his help on finding her missing brother. Actress Lauren London muses over the importance of speaking up during moments of injustice and introduces us to The Kinsey family, who started the Kinsey Collection. Wells Fargo, Kinsey Collection Untold Stories: Our Inspired History, African American, Kinsey, Untold Stories, Lance Gross, Talib Kweli Greene, Jordin Sparks, Lauren London, Slavery, Emancipation Proclamation, Education, Art, History, Responsibility, Lincoln, Black History, Art History, Paintings, San Francisco, Exhibits, Black women, Artifacts, Culture, Bank, Money, Banking, Tyler Perry, Baltimore, Charlotte, Diary of A Mad Black Woman, American Idol, Black, Finance, Black (Ethnicity), Museum, Civil
10 Jul 2013
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The Kinsey Collection holds a copy of Phillis Wheatley’s famed book of poetry. Actress Jordin Sparks retells Phillis’s story and accomplishments while reminding us imagination is the greatest gift you can give a child. Wells Fargo, Kinsey Collection Untold Stories: Our Inspired History, African American, Kinsey, Untold Stories, Lance Gross, Talib Kweli Greene, Jordin Sparks, Lauren London, Slavery, Emancipation Proclamation, Education, Art, History, Responsibility, Lincoln, Black History, Art History, Paintings, San Francisco, Exhibits, Black women, Artifacts, Culture, Bank, Money, Banking, Tyler Perry, Baltimore, Charlotte, Diary of A Mad Black Woman, American Idol, Black, Finance, Black (Ethnicity), Museum, Civil
10 Jul 2013
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The Kinsey Collection holds a letter granting Henry Butler, an African American man in the 1900’s, the opportunity to buy his families freedom. Musician Talib Kweli, takes us through Henry’s story and how the importance of family is still relevant today.
10 Jul 2013
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The Kinsey Collection holds a lithograph of the first African American men who served as congressmen of the US Congress. Actor Lance Gross, tells us about the struggles and accomplishments of these men and how their hard work is directly related to our lives today.
10 Jul 2013
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