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African American Museum

The NAACP and Me

Herb Silverman | Posted 09.16.2015 | Religion
Herb Silverman

In 1976 I accepted an offer to teach at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, where the Civil War (also known as "The War of Northern Aggression") began and was still a symbol of Southern pride.

African American Museum To Be Built Where Slaves First Set Foot On U.S. Soil

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 07.15.2014 | Black Voices

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers say a $75 million International African American Museum will be built beside the Charleston harbor where tens of ...

Two Important Items Added To National Museum Of African American History

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture while it...

Powerful African-American Art Exhibit Arrives At Perfect Time

Los Angeles Times | Posted 11.13.2013 | Black Voices

The exhibition “Soul Stirring: African American Self-Taught Artists From the South” arrives at a troubling moment. From North Carolina to Texas...

Remembering Sam Cooke and the Sound of Young America

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

What Berry Gordy understood was that Motown represented the best of what America could produce, and Sam Cooke was a constant reminder of what those possibilities were.

Inside The Smithsonian's African American Museum

Posted 04.03.2012 | Home

Copyright Adjaye Associates We have been covering the progress of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture over th...

PHOTOS: FLOTUS's Chic Custom Peter Som Coat

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 04.24.2012 | Black Voices

Michelle Obama stepped out in a custom Peter Som coat yesterday to fete the groundbreaking of the National Museum of African American History And Cult...