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Imagining the Portraits of African American Women Erased from History

3 days 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.

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

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

2 weeks agoNews : 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

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...

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.

Breathing Black History: My Trip from Madam CJ Walker’s Mansion to the National Museum of African American History in DC

Black history lives and breathes through us each and every day, and though often compartmentalized as something other than American history, it’s vital to know our origins and our “real” story. While we often hear the stories of our struggle, rarely do we see examples of our triumph. I’ll share a few of those with Keep Reading ?

A Big Subject: The ‘Blacksonian’

The National Museum of African American History and Culture — known popularly as the “Blacksonian” — was authorized by Congress in 2003. It opened last September. As far as I can tell — as far as Google can tell — I first wrote about it in 2006. Show More Summary

Bill O’Reilly Still Can’t Figure Out Why Anyone Thinks Donald Trump Is A Racist

Donald Trump finally went to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (a visit he canceled on Martin Luther King Day) and he gave a shout out to Alveda King, the conservative, Trump-supporting niece of...Show More Summary

What did Trump learn at the African American Museum?

In remarks at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday, President Trump said: It’s a privilege to be here today.  This museum is a beautiful tribute to so many American heroes — heroes like Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, Rosa Parks, the Greensboro students, and the African […]

MLK Niece Joins Trump At African-American Museum

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

The niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., stood beside President Donald Trump as he spoke at the new African American history museum in Washington, D.C.

Trump praises new African American museum during first visit

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms" during his first visit to the new Smithsonian black history museum on Tuesday.

Today in Trump tweets, Feb. 22, 2017: Keith Ellison, African American History Museum

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning about Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., who is running for chair of the Democratic National Committee. One thing I will say about Rep. Keith Ellison, … Click to Continue »

Seth Meyers Annihilates Trump's Visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The "Late Night" host wonders if Trump was searching for Obama's birth certificate. President Trump took a guided tour of the Museum of African American History of Culture on Tuesday where he denounced anti-Semitism"with the same amount of energy you use to thank your aunt when she gives you socks," quipped Seth Meyers. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert On Trump's Frequent Golf Trips: 'He Loves Making Fun Of People's Handicaps'

Stephen Colbert touched on Donald Trump's field trip to the Smithsonian's new Museum of African American History and Culture ("he was so worried Steve Bannon wouldn't sign his permission slip") and the new immigration ban orders, but...Show More Summary

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