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California Museum Celebrates African-American History Through Quilts

Women of Color Quilters Network / Courtesy

“The Scottsboro Boys—The Arrest,” 2012, by Patricia Montgomery

Women of Color Quilters Network / Courtesy

The California Museum is hosting a special event on Saturday, May 5, to launch an exhibit called "And Still We Rise In 2018: Race, Culture and Visual Conversations."

The exhibit runs through Sunday, May 27. It will explore four centuries of African-American history and the struggle for social justice through 67 story quilts crafted by artists in the Women of Color Quilters Network.

Artist Patricia Montgomery joins Insight to discuss her story quilt, which focuses on the Scottsboro Boys case of 1931. Events at the California Museum run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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