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.
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
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
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 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...
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
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
"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.
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...
“The Evanesced,” her current show at the California African American Museum, focuses on the merging of history and present.
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 ?
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
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
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 […]
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.
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.
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 »
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
"He was so worried Steve Bannon wouldn't sign his permission slip"
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