Local ties to new exhibit at the Smithsonian

Dawn Corley joins News19's Ashley Izbicki to talk about items she has donated to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History.

Columbia, SC (WLTX)- CBS This Morning and WLTX gave you the first look at the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture Monday. 

The powerful tour took viewers on a trip through history from the struggles of slavery to the triumphs in entertainment, sports and all the way to the White House. 

Many special guests attended included General Colin Powell, Congressman John Lewis, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and South Carolina Senator Tim Scott. 

The museum features many rare pieces including a single silver spoon donated by South Carolina native, Dawn Corley. She shares with News 19's Ashley Izbicki about her donation and many other items in her personal collection. 

 


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