The Washington State Arts Commission and Governor Jay Inslee are pleased to announce Delbert Richardson as the recipient of The Governor’s Arts & Heritage Spotlight Award for 2021. Richardson is the Founder and Curator of the American History Traveling Museum: The Unspoken Truths. Richardson’s work with the Museum has brought a renewed understanding of slavery in America, from its origins through Jim Crow and beyond. And he sheds a strong light on African American inventors, scientists, and cultural innovators throughout history. Read the full announcement.