Tubman Museum exhibit honors local civil rights heroes

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – If you haven’t been by the Tubman Museum in a while, you might see some familiar faces and names along the walls.

Their newest exhibit titled, Untold Stories of Macon’s African American History, showcases some homegrown heroes in Middle Georgia’s fight for civil rights and equality.

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Director of Exhibitions Jeffrey Bruce says they want people to know Macon’s place in black history and celebrating those brave local activists who made change a reality.

“We hope that when people come to this exhibit. Black people, white people, what have you, they learn about important stories that are apart of their community history, their local history, that maybe they didn’t know,” said Bruce.

Names like Rodney Davis, Frank Johnson, Pearl Stephens and even Commissioner Bert Bivins are all apart of the display.