African American History Culture : The National Museum of African American History and Culture: Grand Opening

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture: Grand Opening
Black History And Culture Museum Ready For Reveal, 100 Years In The Making



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When it opens, the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., will be the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African-American life, history and culture.
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When peals ring out from a 130-year-old church bell at the Sept. 24 dedication ceremony for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, they will signal the end of a long journey ...







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Why no major Martin Luther King Jr. artifacts will be at the new African American museum


... “It was heavier than I thought it would be,” remembers Ellis, the museum’s associate director of curatorial affairs. “Not only was it the weight of the object itself but the weight of what it was. You’re holding it like it’s a baby. I was uncomfortable holding it for long.”

Ellis and his colleagues didn’t hold it for long. The half-hour meeting with Martin III ended without a loan, a gift or any other promises. The Bible and a second key item, the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to King in 1964, were placed back into a bank vault ...

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Martin Luther King Jr., center, begins walking out of camp near Selma on March 22, 1965, as his protest march starts its second lap. (Anonymous/AP)


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