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#MuseumStory EP4: Museums & Race Issues – Part 2

Garner & <span class='highlight'>Ferguson</span> Protest in Seattle - 12-4-2014 (image taken by scottlum

Garner & Ferguson Protest in Seattle – image taken by scottlum

As promised, this #MuseumStory episode is a follow-up to our previous one.

In this episode, we interview two great ladies, Aleia Brown and Adrianne Russell. We talk about the ongoing conversation that they’ve coordinated on Twitter named #MuseumsRespondToFerguson.

While our last episode focused on museum responses to issues of racism, this episode reveals the internal conflict of race behind museum’s doors...

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#MuseumStory EP3: Museums & Race Issues – Part 1

Black Lives Matter photo taken by Gerry Lauzon on Flickr

Black Lives Matter photo taken by Gerry Lauzon on Flickr

Finally, we have another episode of #MuseumStory. It was long overdue.

In this episode, we interview Gwen Moore from the Missouri History Museum. We get to hear about how this Museum has decided to respond to the events that sparked a nationwide conversation...

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#MuseumsRespondToFerguson

Photo by Tristan Oliveira via Flickr

This week some of the most influential museum bloggers here in the U.S. put together a joint statement on the recent Ferguson events. KiwiJar did not help create the statement but we gladly share it with our community.

Events like these affect everyone whether we believe it or not. What educational institutions teach and say about recent unfortunate deaths and community protests are crucial to the development of society and even humanity for that matter.

You can read the statement and learn how to contribute below:

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