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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture tickets available for April 28

The Hopewell Valley Race and Diversity Discussion Group has about 20 tickets remaining to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture for April 28 at 1:00pm and 1:15. Their bus is leaving from Hopewell around 8:30 from…

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From Slaveships to the Mothership: Building the National Museum of African American History and Culture, November 28, 2017

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A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, explains how the noose found in the museum answers the question founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture “Why…

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Visiting the African-American Museum: Waiting. Thinking. Feeling.

Wesley Morris describes his reactions and feelings during his first visit to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which he dubs the “Blacksonian.”  On the lowest level he notes “You can see more than…

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National Museum of African American History and Culture (Washington, D.C.) Opens September 24, 2016

In anticipation of the opening of the NMAAHC on Saturday, the New York Times produced a special section “I, Too, Sing America” (Thursday, September 22, 2016) including a description of the building, and interview with the architect, David Adjaye, and…

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