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Facing the Rising Sun Exhibit: African American Homesteading in New Mexico

Facing the Rising Sun: The Journey of African American Homesteaders in New Mexico, Vision, Belief, and Sovereign Ownership is a new exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum, on display through July 10, 2022. Host Gene Grant talks to some of the team that put this exhibit together on how the idea came about, the largely unknown history, and the way they used technology to bring these oral histories to life. 

Facing the Rising Sun is a partnership between the African American Museum & Cultural Center of New Mexico (AAMCCNM) and the City of Albuquerque Department of Arts and Culture, with design and fabrication by Electric Playhouse.

Correspondent: Gene Grant

Rita Powdrell
Marilyn Pettes Hill
Eric Yakley
Thomas Williams