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‘Picturing Children’ Shows More Than A Century Of African-American Childhoods

[two_fifth padding=”0 25px 0 10px”]BY   All Things Considered  |  PUBLISHER   NPR After more than a decade in the making, the Smithsonian’s newest museum is scheduled to open this fall. The National Museum of African American History and Culture will open to the public after a dedication ceremony Sept. 24.[/two_fifth][three_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 10px”]As a part of the museum’s launch, founding director Lonnie Bunch is overseeing the publication of a special series of picture books featuring photographs from the museum’s collection, called Double Exposure. Previous installments focused on pictures from the civil rights movement and portraits of African-American women through the years. […]

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