The last leg of the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Exhibit (ICRWFE) will stop in Los Angeles, April 3-12, at the Museum of African American Art (MAAA) in Macys at the Baldwin HIlls Crenshaw Plaza.
The exhibit hails from the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta and is comprised of granite and bronze footprints from footwear donated by civil right greats. Macys sponsors the traveling exhibit which now arrives in Los Angeles.
On display will be a collection of shoes donated by past and present inductees into the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc.s ICRWFE. The exhibit will include 13 pairs of shoes from Lerone Bennett Jr., Senator Edward Williams Brooks III, Xernona Clayton, Sammy Davis Jr., Mayor Shirley Franklin, Dr. Benjamine Lawson Hooks, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., Attorney Clarence B. Jones, Congressman John Robert Lewis, Councilman Bernard Parks, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and the Honorable Douglas Wilder.
MAAA is open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A special community day is planned for Sunday, April 6, 2-6 p.m. with live entertainment.
ICRWFE was founded by Xernona Clayton who is president/CEO of the Trumpet Awards Foundation, Inc. and creator/executive producer of the Foundations Trumpet Awards. Macys Inc. is a founding sponsor of the Trumpet Awards.
MAAA is located in Macys at 4005 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008. (323) 294-7071 www.maaa-la.org.