The history of African Americans is traced from Before Common Era (BCE) to present day on a 35 foot multi-paneled, interactive timeline significant dates and historical events. The display features notable events including Anthony Johnson’s arrival to Virginia, Nat Turner’s Revolt, the walkout at Moton High School initiated by Barbara Johns, and the election of L. Douglas Wilder, the nation’s first elected African American governor. The white dots on the timeline signify national and international events while blue dots mark dates that are specifically significant in Virginia history.  The timeline is a very popular feature of the museum and is one of several touch screens that were purposely created to engage students and young adults.