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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

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

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...

National Museum of African American History and Culture

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

It's remarkably difficult to gain admission to the newly opened National Museum of African American History and Culture—powerful evidence that such an institution was long overdue. The stunning, 400,000-square-foot structure now situated...Show More Summary

Hidden Figures In Politics: The Women Behind The National Museum Of African American History And Culture

Photo by Jared Soares, courtesy of Essence magazine The 2016 opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a testament to perseverance—a 100-year succession of coalitions championing the cause to create aShow More Summary

Crowds At The Smithsonian's New Museum Of African-American History Have Been Big - And They're Going To Get Bigger

"If you think you can wait a few months to avoid the long lines and crowded galleries at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, you'll need a new strategy." Peggy McGlone reports.

CAAM deputy director wins national prize for African American art history

For her contributions to the preservation of African American art, the deputy director of the California African American Museum in Los Angeles, Naima Keith, has been awarded the 2017 David C. Driskell Prize. The Driskell Prize, from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, is the first award to recognize...

How Chuck Berry’s Cadillac and His Guitar, Maybellene, Came to the Smithsonian

Curator Kevin Strait from the African American History Museum details the day he met the great musician

Honoring Black Women's History In The Era Of Trump

Every year, we recognize February as Black History Month and March as Women’s History Month. During these two months—someone decided—we pause from our “normal” histories and emphasize the role of African Americans and women in the national past. Show More Summary

New Film Shows the Rich History of African American Speech

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

It's an in-depth look at one of the most politically charged and misunderstood varieties of American English.

This Interactive Map Reveals The History Of Lynching In America

From the early 1900s to the late 1930s, African American sociologist Monroe Nathan Work researched every known lynching in the United States. Now, his tireless work has become the inspiration for an interactive map that offers a striking...Show More Summary

Raphael Bostic Named First Black President Of A Fed Regional Bank

University of Southern California professor Raphael Bostic just made history by becoming the first African American to be named president of a Federal Reserve regional bank in the system’s nearly 104-year existence. The 50-year-old was named head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta on Monday. Show More Summary

Strongest showing of civil rights material yet at Swann Galleries annual African Americana auction

last monthArts : Artdaily

On Thursday, March 30, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, featuring powerful ephemera both painful and uplifting from oft-overlooked chapters of American history. The earliest material inShow More Summary

Inspired by #SayHerName, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle is Keeping Black Women From Disappearing

“The Evanesced,” her current show at the California African American Museum, focuses on the merging of history and present.

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