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Robert Wright Helps Bring New African American Museum to Washington DC

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Two recent articles have been written about Dr. Robert Wright’s, SENTEL’s Co-Chairman Emeritus, involvement bringing the new African American Museum to Washington DC.

First, from McClathyDC is an article entitled, From Segregated South to Shaping Nation’s African-American Museum

As chairman of the blue-ribbon commission charged with planning the museum, Wright’s panel produced the 2003 report “The Time Has Come,” which laid out the administrative and creative vision for the $540 million facility.McClathyDC

The second article, comes from the Ledger Enquirer, an article entitled, National Black Museum Draws Some Columbus Leaders to Nation’s Capital

“I remember the day that Bob Wright called and told me that the President asked him to serve as head of the commission that led to the building of this facility,” he said. “He has been a long-time personal friend of mine. I’m here at his invitation and it’s a great honor.State Rep. Calvin Smyre Speaking in the Ledger Enquirer