MOUNT VERNON, NY -- American Legacy, the magazine of African-American history and culture has announced today that Kroger and Pepsico are sponsoring its "Know your History" mobile truck tour in 4 U.S. cities beginning tomorrow through February 19th. The mobile truck is a traveling museum filled with photos, stories and interactive learning stations that celebrate the African-American experience "We're excited to have Kroger and PepsiCo join us in this celebration of African American history and culture. As we present this educational event in each city, our mission of providing important information on our past is achieved."
The 18-wheel trailer transformed into a black history museum will take visitors on a historical journey in black history through the pages of American Legacy Magazine.
The "Know Your History" tour, sponsored by Kroger & Pepsico will include: an exhibit of the magazines covers highlighting the depth and magnitude of African-American history and culture; "Always In Our Sight: The Fight For Civil Rights" an exhibit of artifacts and memorabilia from slavery to civil right from the collection of Gene Peters; exhibit featuring the Buffalo Soldiers, and an exhibit from American Airlines: Black History in Aviation.
"This is another giant step in the history of American Legacy Magazine where we move closer to our mission of teaching our history and helping to restore pride and self-esteem to those in and outside of our community, specifically our young people, who do not know their history," said Reynolds. "This unique experience will be just another approach to help them feel good about where they've been and give them hope on what they can achieve."
American Legacy's "Know Your History" Mobile Tour cities and dates are as follows: February 9: The Kroger Co. 1014 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH; February 12: Kroger 1234 Finley, Memphis, TN; February 15: Kroger 3425 Cascade Road, Atlanta, GA; February 19 Kroger 8920 W. 8 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI. American Legacy's "Know Your History "Mobile tour will be open to the public from 10:00AM-4:00PM.
American Legacy magazine is distributed nationwide to over 2.25 million readers through black churches, educational and cultural institutions. Also available on newsstands and through paid subscriptions, American Legacy is owned by RJR Communications, Inc. In addition to the magazine, other brands include American Legacy's Black History Curriculum Guide and its "Know Your History" board game.