Segregated water fountains

Bending Towards Justice Examines how our nation and individual citizens struggled to reconcile the conflict between the promise of freedom and the realities of slavery and racism.

Remembering the Ladies Chronicles women's efforts to gain the full rights of citizens and achieve economic self-determination.

Yearning to Breathe Free Explores the notion of America as a nation of immigrants and the enduring debates on the rights of newcomers.

Magna Carta
Magna Carta

The exhibition features an original 1297 Magna Carta, a document that inspired the Founding Fathers.

Courtesy of David M. Rubenstein