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Visiting The Smithsonian Museum Of African American History And Culture With High School Students

Alan Singer | Posted 04.17.2017 | Education
Alan Singer

A major step in examining the history of slavery and of race in the United States was the 2016 opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Afric...

Hidden Figures In Politics: The Women Behind The National Museum Of African American History And Culture

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 03.26.2017 | Politics
Akoshia Yoba

Photo by Jared Soares, courtesy of Essence magazine The 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a testament to...

This Chilling Photo Collection Captures Fascinating Black History Artifacts

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.01.2017 | Black Voices

For over nine years, Wendel White has been venturing to countless museums throughout the U.S. to photograph historical black artifacts for his “Mani...

Trump Should Reflect On Race And His Legacy After Museum Visit

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 02.21.2017 | Black Voices
Rev. Al Sharpton

Today, President Trump toured the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, where he was shown everything from slavery ...

Reimagining Black History To Create A Personal Experience For Students

Tom Davidson | Posted 02.14.2017 | Education
Tom Davidson

On the eve of Black History Month, a teacher and her 70 high school seniors traveled from Baltimore city to visit the recently opened National Museum ...

5 Culture Tips: Honoring Black History As American History

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

Originally named Negro Week in 1926, and founded by Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month is a time to recognize and acknowledge the numerous contrib...

Take Your Final Vacation in Obama's America

Jim Werner | Posted 12.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Jim Werner

We're one month away from the inauguration. Each day brings it closer to reality, no matter how many secret Facebook groups we join or pantsuits we do...

A Book to Celebrate a Museum

Vicki Cobb | Posted 10.17.2016 | Home
Vicki Cobb

The brand new jewel in the Smithsonian's collection of nineteen museums and galleries was a big idea that took a hundred years to become a reality. I...

In D.C., Siting a Pavilion in a Park

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.06.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

The site for the newest museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. is informed by its own context and history. National Museum of African Amer...

The Daughter Of A Former Slave Just Opened The First National Black History Museum

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― There were plenty of powerful moments during Saturday’s dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Bu...

Obama Wants New National Museum Of Black History To Help Heal Recent Racial Rifts

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 09.25.2016 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience ...

Read Obama's Dedication At America's First National Museum For Black History

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.24.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Barack Obama dedicated the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday, describing it as ...

George W. Bush Interrupted Obama To Ask Him To Snap A Picture And It Was Amazing

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics

When you’re the president of the United States and leader of the free world there are undoubtedly certain perks, like flying in your own airplane or...

360-Degree Photos Show The National Black History Museum Like You've Never Seen

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.23.2016 | Black Voices

The only national museum in the United States solely dedicated to the history, culture and impact of the black community will finally open to the publ...

Here’s What It’s Like To Walk Through The First National Black History Museum

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 09.19.2016 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON ― When you step into the elevator on the top floor of the David M. Rubenstein History Galleries, there’s a timeline to your right. It b...

Michael Jordan Pledged $5 Million To Help Preserve Black History

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.09.2016 | Black Voices

Michael Jordan has broken another record, and it has nothing to do with basketball. On Monday, the Smithsonian Museum announced that the basketball l...

Smithsonian Says Museum Will Include Mention of Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Accusations

The New York Times | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.01.2016 | Black Voices

After days of questioning, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opens in Washington in September, said on Thursday that ...

Countdown to the Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Marissa Beale | Posted 11.29.2016 | DC
Marissa Beale

The countdown to the grand opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in D.C. began on November 16 in a three-day...

David Adjaye on the Significance of the New Smithsonian (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Crane.tv

David Adjaye's design was selected from a list of 70 projects, led by some of the world's most renowned names in architecture. The building will be the final piece to bring the historical Washington National Mall to completion.

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...

Obama To Attend National Black History Museum Dedication

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

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