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New exhibit focuses on race

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Science Museum of Virginia's new exhibit addresses the meaning of race and how our racial perceptions play a part in our everyday lives.

Visitors can learn about the history of racism in our society from a number of different perspectives.

Organizers say it's a good way to learn more about something that might otherwise make us uncomfortable.

"It takes a look at a topic, race, that folks sometimes don't really want to talk about it," said Richard Conti. "I think it provides a safe environment for us to learn more about ourselves."

The exhibit lasts until April 29th and the tickets are $10.

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