On Wednesday, November 2nd, the “Homestory Deutschland” exhibit opened at the Center for European Studies in the FedEx Global Center, suite 3200. The exhibit documents hundreds of years of Black German history from the Early Modern Period to the present. At the opening reception, Deputy Chief of Mission Boris Ruge spoke about the importance of drawing attention to the Black German community and the significant influence African American culture, in particular, has had on postwar German society. The highlight of the exhibit are several profiles of prominent Black Germans, including activists, authors and artists. The exhibit will run through December 7th.