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Black Excellence: Colin Kaepernick’s Jersey To Hang In National Museum of African American History

Colin Kaepernicks Uniform To Be Displayed In African American History Museum Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is already being revered as an iconic historical figure via a new exhibit that well go up at the National Museum of

City launches 'One Chicago' campaign in response to federal immigration policies

3 days agoNews : Trending Now

The city's "One Chicago" campaign kicked off Sunday at the DuSable Museum of African American History as part of Chicago's sanctuary city role.

Colin Kaepernick's Jersey to Hang in the Smithsonian: 'He's This Generation's Ali'

The quarterback's memorabilia will be displayed at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Continue reading…

MLB Player Adam Jones Donates $20,000 To The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

Adam Jones is giving kids an opportunity to learn about the rich history of African American baseball. On Saturday, the Baltimore Orioles outfielder donated $20,000 to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Jones’ contribution...Show More Summary

For Black Photographers, the Camera Records Stories of Joy and Struggle

The African American History Museum showcases for the first time signature photographs from its new collections

At African American History Museum, 'More Than A Picture' Asks Us To Look Beyond The Photo

Provocative and celebratory, the NMAAHC's first special exhibit reminds us that a second glance can provide context, even in something as ubiquitous as a photograph. [ more › ]

2017YTD: Over 1,000 Africans Have Drowned On The Trip From LIBYA To ITALY


Left of Black S7:E23: African American History and the Born Digital Museum with Timothy Anne Burnside

Left of Black S7:E23: African American History and the Born Digital Museum On this episode of Left of Black, Timothy Anne Burnside, a curatorial specialist at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

Confederate monuments give the finger to New Orleans

Last year my high school students and I took a Hidden History tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter with historian Leon A. Waters. He showed us overlooked, unmarked sites of African American and civil rights history among the neighborhood’s T-shirt shops and famed cast-iron balconies. The second-to-last...

The African American History Museum's First Special Exhibition Tops The May Arts Agenda

Mark your calendar for paintings from a 20th-century German artist and 18th-century French masters as well. [ more › ]

Imagining the Portraits of African American Women Erased from History

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

In The Evanesced at the California African American Museum, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle confronts society’s compulsion to reframe, mitigate, or eliminate the role of black women in the US. The post Imagining the Portraits of African American Women Erased from History appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘At The Purchaser’s Option’

Rhiannon Giddens collects songs. Traditional songs from the 1800s and early 1900s, like work songs, inspire her craft. Many of these songs are rooted in the history of African Americans in the United States. On her most recent album,...Show More Summary

Patricia McKissack, Children's Author Who Brought Black History To Life, Dead At 72

In partnership with her husband, Fredrick, "[she] chronicled African American history and Southern folklore in more than 100 early-reader and picture books, including award-winning works about chicken-coop monsters and a girl's attempt to catch the wind."

Parallels to Palestine at the National Museum for African American History and Culture

After a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC, Ghassan John Tarazi writes, "Two glaring parallels between the experiences of Palestinians and African Americans are the condescending attitude of exceptionalism among the oppressors and their blatant and subtle dehumanization of the oppressed. Show More Summary

Military Sealift Honors The Contributions Of African Americans

By Military Sealift Command Public Affairs – Military Sealift Command’s Special Emphasis Observance Committee hosted a Black History Month celebration on board Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 15. African American History month is an annual...Show More Summary

87-Year-Old Visits African American Museum To See Her Slave Cabin Birthplace

last monthNews : Huffington Post

An 87-year-old woman had what was no doubt a powerful experience Monday, when she visited the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History and Culture to see her childhood home on display for the first time. Smithsonian officials...Show More Summary

"The" - The Standard Bearer In The Level Of Quality Of "Black Progressive Fundamentalist 'Journalism' " - Dr Gates, Their Founding Father Awarded For "DEFENDING AFRICANS"

CREDIT TO DR HENRY LOUIS GATES!!! After STUDYING BLACK PEOPLE AT HARVARD - he was wise enough to see that "The Containerized Blacks" are controlled by: BLACK OPPRESSION HISTORY that affirms "American Progressive Nationalism" A BLACKShow More Summary

A People’s Journey, My Personal Reflection

2 months agoArts / Museums : Museum Marketing

On September 14th I previewed the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of the museum’s identified Social Influencer group. My preview… Read More ? The post A People’s Journey, My Personal Reflection appeared first on MuseumNext.

A rare photo of Harriet Tubman, acquired by the Library of Congress, shows her as a younger woman

A photograph of a young Harriet Tubman, the abolitionist hero of the Underground Railroad, has been acquired by the Library of Congress and the recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture, NBC Washington reports. Taken sometime in the mid-19th century, the photo is contained...

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