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‘Untold Stories’ of Race Relations Get A Voice After Receiving $1M Grant

The Michigan Historical Center’s ‘Untold Stories’ project is focused on improving race relations within the state.

The Michigan Historical Center will be updating and adding exhibits after receiving a $1 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. (Photo: Michigan Historical Center Facebook Page)
The Michigan Historical Center will be updating and adding exhibits after receiving a $1 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. (Photo: Michigan Historical Center Facebook Page)

A three-year grant will help the “Sharing Michigan’s Untold Stories” project meet its goal to increase the diversity of exhibit participants.

“The grant will help us work with communities across the state whose stories are not always told,” Michigan Historical Center Director Sandra Clark said in a statement, The Detroit News reports.

The effort seeks to refresh displays at the Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing.

The exhibit will give children the opportunity to explore history and to also use technology more effectively by allowing families, students and teachers a way to access the exhibits information online.

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“Updating the exhibits in the museum is critical to its mission of telling the great stories of Michigan,” said Cindy Hales, executive director of the Michigan History Foundation. “Using the latest technology will ensure that the visitor experience is fresh and relevant.”

The museum will begin updating its current exhibits starting with the “First People, Territorial Capitol and Settlement “ and “Civil War” exhibits.

The museum plans on adding to the “Native American voices” and “Growing Up in Michigan” exhibits.

“ It will help us explore new ways of sharing all of Michigan’s stories, both inside and outside our walls,” Hales said.


>>>For the Full Story go to The Detroit News

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