‘Unsung Heroes’ exhibition honors African-American veterans

Unsung Heroes photo exhibitions honoring African-American military veterans

Highlighting the voices and contributions of African-American military veterans, the “Unsung Heroes: Do You Know Who I Am?” exhibition will run Nov. 1 through 18 at the M Street Graduate Studios in downtown Fresno.

The mixed-media interactive exhibition also will be open from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, as part of ArtHop, the open house of galleries and studios in downtown Fresno and the Tower District held on the first Thursday of each month.

“Unsung Heroes” is hosted by The Unsung Heroes Living History Project, founded by Lisa Daniels. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in commemoration of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with Tuskegee Airmen from the Sacramento Chapter as the special guests.

“Unsung Heroes” is co-sponsored by the Black Faculty and Staff Association, President’s Commission on Human Relations and Equity, TRIO Student Support Services Veterans, Department of Art and Design, M Street Graduate Studios, Cross Cultural and Gender Center and Center for Creativity and the Arts.

INFO: Lisa Daniels at 916.629.4691 or unsnghros@gmail.com; or fundraising coordinator Ron Vance at 559.970.1390 or vance.ron@att.net.

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