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Obama Helps Break Ground On Black History Museum

President Barack Obama heralded a new national black history museum as “not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life” as he marked Wednesday’s groundbreaking of the long-sought-after museum on the National Mall.


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Obama To Join Black History Museum Groundbreaking

President Barack Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will celebrate the groundbreaking for a new national museum showcasing black life, art and history on the National Mall.



Marriott To Raise Funds To Restore National Mall

Marriott hotels in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are helping to raise funds to restore the National Mall.


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Laura Bush To Raise Funds To Restore National Mall

Laura Bush is joining a major effort to raise hundreds of million dollars from corporations and individual donors to restore the National Mall in Washington.