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"House and Home/' a thematically organized exhibit of images, objects, and films capturing an eclectic array of American living spaces, opens June 14 at the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum in Wichita, Kansas. Smaller domiciles include single-room occupancy apartments and futuristic dormitories. Experimental and innovative abodes of the twenty-first century adjoin exhibits on classic American structures, the building business, and domestic comforts.

"Freedom is never given; it is won," said A. Philip Randolph after successfully organizing Pullman porters in 1937. The civil rights struggle, however, still had a long way to go. Exploring the historical contexts of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and the 1963 March on Washington, "Changing America," a traveling exhibit organized by the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and the National Museum of American History and Culture, in collaboration with the American Library Association, opens at the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion in Detroit on May 14.

In a region known as Brazil's "Wild West," audacious lawlessness cohabited for centuries with intense spirituality, spawning distinctive popular art. …

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