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Alice Walker
Lewis Museum marks sixth year with free events
Lewis Museum marks sixth year with free events

The story goes that Reginald F. Lewis, the remarkably successful Baltimore-born lawyer, businessman and philanthropist, learned the value of saving money from his grandmother. She gave him a tin cup to hold his earnings from delivering papers when he was 10. There's a little extra resonance to that anecdote this weekend, as the institution that bears his name — the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture — celebrates its sixth anniversary with two days of free admission and community events. You won't necessarily find a tin cup in the museum, but a special exhibition called "Material Girls" was inspired in part by the...