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Opens June 9, 2022

The Unspoken Truths

Mr. Delbert Richardson and his national award-winning American History Traveling Museum: The Unspoken Truths is coming to MOHAI for Juneteenth!

With the use of authentic artifacts, storyboards, and the ancient art of storytelling, Mr. Richardson teaches American History through an Afrocentric lens. His exhibit is broken into four sections: Mother Africa, American Chattel Slavery, The Jim Crow Era, and Still We Rise.

This installation is co-presented by MOHAI and the Black Heritage Society of Washington State.

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The Unspoken Truths is on view at MOHAI June 8–June 22, 2022.

Photo by Jay Taylor courtesy of The Unspoken Truths.

The Unspoken Truths

Upcoming Exhibit Program

Mr. Delbert Richardson, holding an African mask as he talks to a young Black boy and his guardian.

Black Love: A Form of Resistance

Saturday, June 18, 20221 – 3 pm

Come celebrate the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth with Mr. Delbert Richardson as he conducts a special storytelling session in honor of the official emancipation of those enslaved. This program will start with a presentation about the National Award-Winning Unspoken Truths exhibition followed by a special storytelling experience geared towards middle, high school aged students, and adults but open to all. Limited space available, register early.

Co-presented by The Black Heritage Society of Washington State.

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