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Saving the African-American museum

Walker African-American Museum & Research Center
Saving The African American Museum's legacy
Posted at 8:50 AM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-01 11:51:03-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Ms. Gwen Walker has seen her share of challenges since opening the Walker African American Museum in 1996.

The museum closed a couple of years ago due to water damage and plumbing issues.

While there is still a lot of work to do, Walker is working on a bigger issue, encouraging young people to vote.

On November 2nd, she's holding a voter registration drive in front of the museum.

Walker needs several supplies to reopen the museum, if you would like to help visit here.