National Museum of African American History and Culture

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U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National Mall

Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.

11/19/2013

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Winfrey Giving $12M To New African-American Museum

Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.

06/11/2013

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Obama Budget Calls For $59M Smithsonian Increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama’s budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall.

04/10/2013

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Gabby Douglas Donates Olympic Items To Smithsonian

Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas is donating personal items to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

01/30/2013

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Turkish Embassy Brings Back Jazz Tradition In D.C.

The Turkish Embassy is hosting another season of jazz concerts in Washington to help mark the groundbreaking next week of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

02/15/2012

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Smithsonian Black History Museum Accepts KKK Robes

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has acquired two robes of the Ku Klux Klan to be shown in its future home on the National Mall.

11/29/2011

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Opens On Mall In D.C.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is opening on the National Mall, where visitors can learn about Colombia, the Peace Corps and the history of rhythm and blues music.

06/30/2011

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