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Smithsonian African American Museum

Smithsonian Obama Exhibit Takes Shape At Inauguration

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- As crowds descended and the inauguration unfolded, a few museum curators in Washington kept watch for symbols and messages that would ma...

PHOTOS: Smithsonian Parallels Emancipation, Civil Rights In New 'Changing America' Exhibit

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 12.17.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington for Civil Rights were 100 years a...

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...

Smithsonian Black History Museum Groundbreaking Kicks Off

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 04.23.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Frederick Douglass was black and that was enough for the Smithsonian Institution to bar the famed abolitionist from speaking at a lectur...