How a Wave of Honest History Museums Is Changing Black Tourism | Slate

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,…

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World’s Largest Museum dedicated to Black Civilizations opens in Senegal | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black Staff, Shoppe Black 52 years of waiting, Senegal is finally opening what has been described as the largest museum of Black civilization in the capital, Dakar. With close to 14,000 square metres of floor space and capacity for 18,000 exhibits, the new Museums of Black Civilizations is already capable of competing with the…

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