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Obama told the story of America in dedicating the new Museum of African American History and Culture

Barack Obama loves history. More than any other president, he has made discussions of our history—in particular our historical narrative as a country—part of his political rhetoric. While he is not the first president to talk in a way that includes the story of marginalized groups, there is no question that his level of inclusiveness—both in terms of breadth (for example, he broke new ground by mentioning Stonewall, the seminal event in the movement for LGBT rights, in an inaugural address), and simply how often he has done so—far exceeds that of his predecessors.
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