Permanent artifacts from Kinsey Collection held at Black Archives

It is not every day that you get to travel back in time. The Kinsey Collection gives guests an opportunity to see into the lives and minds of Africans and African-Americans of the past. A portion of this is in the Meek-Eaton Black Archives on the campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU).

The collection is a combination of art and history with artifacts that span from 1595 to the 21 Century, that is from several sources, from the Kinsey family, auctions and from traveling to 90 different countries around the world. Majority of the pieces in the collection are from people of African descent.

The collection that was brought to the Black Archives opened in March and is comprised of sculptures, paintings, and documents. It is permanent, however; new pieces will be interchanged randomly…

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