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CURRENT EXHIBIT: Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations for Change

Presented by Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center at Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center, Maitland FL

CURRENT EXHIBIT: Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations for Change

“How can you hate me when you don’t even know me?” The question became a conversation starter and life changer for Davis after an encounter with a KKK member in the 1980’s.

Uprooting Prejudice: Conversations for Change opens September 28, 2021, and will focus on the hope-filled activism of Daryl Davis. As a legendary blues musician, he devoted his life not only to the power of music, but also to the power of peace building via courageous and thoughtful dialogue.

Over the course of many years, Daryl bravely befriended members of the Ku Klux Klan. His persistent and deep conversations with white supremacists led to over 200 individuals leaving the white nationalist movement — with many of them giving their robes to Daryl.

The amazing stories of Daryl’s activism will be displayed for the first time in our Museum. This exhibit will show the history and culture of hate and injustice. It will also highlight the power we have as a community to become activists and to create cultures of equity, respect and compassion.

We will examine words, symbols and tools of hate and more importantly, impactful stories that prove that change can happen. Daryl viewed every conversation as an opportunity to plant a new seed. The exhibit ends by posing the question: “What new seed will you plant?”


Tickets to the museum are FREE! Reservations are required. Tickets are limited to groups of 5 or less and entry has been staggered to every 15 minutes to maintain safety. For groups of more than five people, please call the museum at 407-628-0555 to make special arrangements. To register, please visit

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Face coverings: All visitors ages two and older are required to wear a face covering that covers the nose, mouth and is secure under the chin. Face coverings should adhere to CDC guidelines and should not contain an exhalation valve. Gaiters and face coverings that do not secure under the chin, such as open bandanas, are not permitted. Maintain social distance: We ask that all visitors stay at least six feet away from visitors outside of your party.  We have installed stickers on the floor to illustrate the appropriate distance. Wash or sanitize hands: Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the museum to enable you to sanitize your hands after touching any surface. Check in process: All visitors will need to check in at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) entrance prior to coming to the Holocaust Center. Each visitor must have a valid photo ID (driver’s license, valid government issued ID, or passport) from any country. The Holocaust Center is not requesting you provide any underlying medical information in response to the following questions such as medical conditions or private health information: Have you been in direct contact with anyone who is COVID-19 positive or suspected of being COVID-19 positive? Do you have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms: Fever of 100.4 degrees or above or possible fever-like symptoms such as alternating chills and sweating or muscle or body aches that are not exercise related? New cough (not a chronic cough or your normal seasonal allergies) trouble breathings or shortness of breath, sore throat, New loss of taste or smell, headache? If you answer yes to any of the questions above or feel ill, we ask that you not visit the museum until you are feeling better.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center

851 North Maitland Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751

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