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New exhibit in Charleston highlights African Americans, their influence in West Virginia
Reported by: Associated Press
Friday, February 21, 2014 2:31 AM EST
A new exhibit in Charleston is offering an expansive look at African Americans in West Virginia.
They also feature the prominent and the pioneering, including Mildred Mitchell Bateman, the first African-American woman named to a high-ranking office in West Virginia.
The show, called "Fabric of Our Community: A Glimpse at African-American West Virginians," has opened in commemoration of Black History Month. The images will remain on display through April 30.