"History should not be hidden," he says. "We need to take it as it is. Look at it. Find out the truth, what was behind it and how things have changed," the 75-year-old retired Baltimore school principal says.
Black Collectibles Weekend
Here's more information on other weekend events:
What: Black Ethnic Collectibles' Black Collectors Hall of Fame ceremony.
When: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Where: Ramada Renaissance, 999 Ninth St., N.W. Washington.
Call: (301) 949-4979.
*What: National Black Memorabilia/Collectibles Show and Sale.
When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday.
Where: Washington Convention Center, Ninth and H streets, N.W., Washington.
DFee: $10 during "first pick" from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; $4 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and students with I.D. from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; children under 12 admitted free between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Seminars on collecting will be held from 2 to 3:45p.m.
Call: (301) 559-6363
*What: Washington Black Arts Festival. Artwork on display and sale.
Where: Armory Place, 925 Wayne Ave., in Silver Spring.
When: Sunday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Call: (202) 332-2879.