- Alina Selby ’14
- Hometown: Finleyville, PA
- Major: Mechanical engineering
I’ve always been interested in how things work and how I can make things more efficient.
Detroit - Fall 2007
October 12-14, 2007
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
The world’s largest permanent exhibit on African American culture
- Seven exhibition areas devoted to African Americans and their stories.
- The Core Exhibit: And Still We Rise: Our Journey Through African American History and Culture. The interactive, multi-level exhibit opened to rave reviews in November 2004.
- A Glass Dome, 100 feet in diameter and 55-feet high. The architectural wonder is two feet wider than the State Capitol dome.
- The terrazzo tile creation, Genealogy, by Hubert Massey located in the Ford Freedom Rotunda floor.
- The Louise Lovett Wright Research Library.
- The General Motors Theater, a 317-seat facility for live performances, film screenings, lectures, presentations and more.
- A Museum Store that sells authentic African and African American art, books and merchandise.