13864 Mon, 02/25/2008 - 12:17pm
BENTONVILLE, Ark.–Wal-Mart is the title sponsor of talk show host Tavis Smiley’s “America I AM: The African American Imprint” traveling museum exhibition.
The exhibit will tour the United States over the next four years. It will feature a collection of historically significant African-American documents, artifacts, music and cultural memorabilia from various periods of U.S. history over 400 years.
The exhibit will also include an “America I AM” experiential super truck that will cross the United States, stopping at African-American museums and places of historical importance.
The bus tour starts July 4, while the traveling exhibit starts in November. The exhibit will be featured in the museums of major cities throughout the country, a Wal-Mart spokesman told HFN.
Wal-Mart is currently a sponsor of Smiley’s talk show on PBS.