By Deb Flomberg
The history of African American contribution in America is really quite impressive. However, despite the myriad different museums located throughout the country, there are very few museums dedicated to telling the important stories of the African American. Luckily for those in southern California, the Oran Z Pan African Black Facts and Wax Museum is near by, and you can visit this fascinating museum for a look into the many African Americans that helped to create so many aspects of the United States. It is a great way to spend an afternoon as you browse through this immense collection.
The Oran Z Pan African Black Facts and Wax Museum is a very different type of museum, filled with wax figures, all portraying specific historic people throughout American history. You’ll find Malcom X, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Muhammad Ali, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Thurgood Marshall, Louis Armstrong, George Washington Carver and so many more. In addition to the wax figures, you’ll browse through a huge assortment of artifacts from throughout the African world. Learn all about blacks in advertising, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, and check out tons of famous autographs and lots of rare photos. The collection of everything from postcards to toys to movie memorabilia to even KKK paraphernalia is huge, and it all paints a truly fascinating portrait of the contributions of African Americans throughout history.
Head out to the Oran Z Pan African Black Facts and Wax Museum in your 2013 C300 Luxury Sedan from Mercedes-Benz of Encino. You’ll be able to enjoy a luxurious drive as you set out to an educational day of learning at this great destination. Plus, you’ll have lots of room to bring along a few friends so you can all have a lively discussion following your tour through this museum. After all, it is sure to spark a lot of great topics of conversation.
Deb Flomberg grew up in the mountains, developed a love for the beach and has found happiness on the open road. She is now a freelance writer, theater professional and travel enthusiast happy to be writing about the things she loves most.
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