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SF's Museum of the African Diaspora celebrates anniversary
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A San Francisco museum that focuses on Africa's cultural impact on the world celebrated its eighth year with a celebrity gala.
More than 450 people packed the Palace Hotel Saturday night to celebrate the Museum of the African Diaspora's anniversary.
The $1,000 a plate dinner and awards ceremony featured guests such as former Mayor Willie Brown, award winning actress Alfre Woodard and actor Danny Glover.
Glover is a San Francisco native and spoke about the honor of receiving the Patron of Culture Award at Saturday night's event.
Besides his numerous acting credits, Glover is also a political activist and humanitarian.
The guests raised money to benefit the museum and its local education programs.
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