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Black History Museum

Smithsonian Receives Approval For New Black History Museum Design

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 02.21.2014 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color corona as the defining element 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...

LOOK: The Most Adorable Black History Tribute You'll Ever See

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Google's the go-to, but Maryland-based photographer Enique Jones Gibson has found another way to teach kids (and adults) about the key players of blac...

Smithsonian Groundbreaking Snubs Obama: Were They Low on Shovels? (Updated)

Dee Evans | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices
Dee Evans

It would be interesting to know what the thought process was behind the decision not to have the first black president participate in the shovel part of the ceremony for the first national museum dedicated to African American history; heck, Obama is African American history!

Obama To Attend National Black History Museum Dedication

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

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Black History Museum Accepts KKK Robes

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture has acquired two Ku Klux Klan robes that will be exhibited in ...

Gates Foundation Gives Black History Museum $10M

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving $10 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Cu...