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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Tuskegee Airman Donates MLK Keepsake to National Museum

John Burnett | Posted 01.18.2016 | Black Voices
John Burnett

Dabney N. Montgomery is a hero in so many ways and at the ripe age of 92, he embodies a person that is still, living 'The Dream' of American freedom and civil rights for all.

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

Marissa Beale | Posted 11.30.2015 | 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...

An Interview With Christopher Carter: Artist & Sculptor -- A Multi-Ethnic Perspective

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts
Carroll F. Gray

From 1992 'til 2002, Christopher worked as an Animator and Storyboard Artist in San Francisco, where he says he learned to work collaboratively. Throughout his career he has also been an educator, with visiting teaching and professorial posts in art at Boston, UC Berkeley, and San Franciso's Art Institute of California,

Oprah's Big D.C. Move!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Oprah Winfrey has donated $12 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the museum announced...

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 the ...

Trymaine Lee

TODAY: The Place To Buy Slave Shackles, Martin Luther King Jr.-Inscribed Book, Blood Tusk

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 03.01.2012 | Black Voices

As the midday rush on an exhibition floor at the Swann Auction Galleries in Manhattan cooled earlier this week, curator Wyatt Houston Day floated arou...

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!