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Baton Rouge activist was killed by a tenant behind on his rent, police say | The Washington Post

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Hannah Knowles, The Washington Post Law enforcement officials including Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul, at lectern, announce the arrest of Ronn Jermaine Bell on Tuesday. (Travis Spradling/The Advocate/AP). Featured Image man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, the Baton Rouge activist whose body was found in a car trunk last week, city police […]
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Smithsonian’s new secretary, Lonnie Bunch III, faces political and financial challenges | The Washington Post

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Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post G. Bunch III — the founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture — has been appointed secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, becoming the first African American leader in its 173-year history. The Smithsonian’s Board of Regents introduced Bunch as the institution’s 14th secretary on Tuesday morning. He succeeds David […]
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How a Wave of Honest History Museums Is Changing Black Tourism | Slate

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Ashton Lattimore, Slate Evelyn Hockstein/For the Washington Post via Getty Images. Featured Image a walking tour of the New Orleans Garden District, my husband and I exchanged meaningful glances after the fourth or fifth time our guide delicately referred to the slaves who once worked in those elegant old homes as “servants.” To our ears, the reference was absurdly, offensively […]
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Smithsonian African American History Museum Gets Own Stamp | The Afro The United States Postal Service will immortalize the Smithsonian National Museum of African American and Culture on a Forever stamp slated to be issued next week.">Smithsonian African American History Museum Gets Own Stamp | The Afro The United States Postal Service will immortalize the Smithsonian National Museum of African American and Culture on a Forever stamp slated to be issued next week.

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The United States Postal Service will immortalize the Smithsonian National Museum of African American and Culture on a Forever stamp slated to be issued next week.
Smithsonian African American History Museum Gets Own Stamp | The Afro The United States Postal Service will immortalize the Smithsonian National Museum of African American and Culture on a Forever stamp slated to be issued next week." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week – Hyperallergic “Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch.">Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week – Hyperallergic “Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch.

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“Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch.
Two Nooses Discovered at Smithsonian Museums This Week – Hyperallergic “Today’s incident is a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face,” said NMAAHC Founding Director Lonnie Bunch." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Little-known ‘Colored Girls Museum’ open in Germantown – Chestnut Hill Local The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall St. in Germantown, helps to redress the frequent disregard of black women’s lives and labor.">Little-known ‘Colored Girls Museum’ open in Germantown – Chestnut Hill Local The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall St. in Germantown, helps to redress the frequent disregard of black women’s lives and labor.

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The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall St. in Germantown, helps to redress the frequent disregard of black women’s lives and labor.
Little-known ‘Colored Girls Museum’ open in Germantown – Chestnut Hill Local The Colored Girls Museum, 4613 Newhall St. in Germantown, helps to redress the frequent disregard of black women’s lives and labor." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

For the First Time, Metropolitan Museum Will Display Indigenous Art in Its American Wing – Hyperallergic With a major promised gift of 91 works of Native American art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now include indigenous art in its galleries on American art.">For the First Time, Metropolitan Museum Will Display Indigenous Art in Its American Wing – Hyperallergic With a major promised gift of 91 works of Native American art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now include indigenous art in its galleries on American art.

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With a major promised gift of 91 works of Native American art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now include indigenous art in its galleries on American art.
For the First Time, Metropolitan Museum Will Display Indigenous Art in Its American Wing – Hyperallergic With a major promised gift of 91 works of Native American art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will now include indigenous art in its galleries on American art." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

Billionaire to boost Charleston’s African American Museum – The Post & Courier Charleston’s International African American Museum is getting a big boost that just might push it over the finish line.">Billionaire to boost Charleston’s African American Museum – The Post & Courier Charleston’s International African American Museum is getting a big boost that just might push it over the finish line.

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Charleston’s International African American Museum is getting a big boost that just might push it over the finish line.
Billionaire to boost Charleston’s African American Museum – The Post & Courier Charleston’s International African American Museum is getting a big boost that just might push it over the finish line." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

‘Dimensions’ at MCASD downtown presents a wide range of viewpoints – The San Diego Union-Tribune The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s exhibit “Dimensions of Black” presents a wide array of art forms and subjects from the 1970s to modern times. What ties the more than 30 pieces together is that they are all created by African-American artists.">‘Dimensions’ at MCASD downtown presents a wide range of viewpoints – The San Diego Union-Tribune The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s exhibit “Dimensions of Black” presents a wide array of art forms and subjects from the 1970s to modern times. What ties the more than 30 pieces together is that they are all created by African-American artists.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s exhibit “Dimensions of Black” presents a wide array of art forms and subjects from the 1970s to modern times. What ties the more than 30 pieces together is that they are all created by African-American artists.
‘Dimensions’ at MCASD downtown presents a wide range of viewpoints – The San Diego Union-Tribune The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s exhibit “Dimensions of Black” presents a wide array of art forms and subjects from the 1970s to modern times. What ties the more than 30 pieces together is that they are all created by African-American artists." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More