Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

February 1 – July 26, 2014

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Lenox Ave. (bet. W. 135th and W. 136th Sts.)
Manhattan, NY 10037


Motown founder Berry Gordy is quoted as having said "The truth is a hit." This exhibit traces the concept of truth in black music from ts African roots through slavery, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, urban America, the Civil Rights and anti-war movements, up to the present day. For more information, visit

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