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08/02/2015
The Irish Times
Raw materials bravely brought to life at African-American museum

08/01/2015
NPR
Black Lives Matter: Coming to a Museum Near You?

07/13/2015
Washington Post
Looking back at the black American experience, in 17 definitive photos

07/10/2015
TIME
Museums Are Changing. Thank Goodness

07/02/2015
TIME
See 9 Striking Historical Photos of African American Women

06/29/2015
Smithsonian Magazine
Is Architecture Actually a Form of Weaving?

06/23/2015
The Guardian
Smithsonian's portraits of African American women - in pictures

06/23/2015
Atlanta Blackstar
African-American Family Records From Era of Slavery to Be Available Free Online

06/22/2015
Washington Post
Mormons lead effort to index records of 4 million freed slaves

06/20/2015
The Guardian
African American family records from era of slavery to be available free online

06/02/2015
TIME
African American History Museum to Host Artifacts from Wrecked Slave Ship

06/02/2015
New York Times
Finding a Slave Ship, Uncovering History

06/01/2015
NPR (with short audio clip)
Wreck of 1794 Slave Ship is Confirmed Off South Africa

06/01/2015
U.S World & New Report (AP report)
Smithsonian to Display Slave Ship Artifacts

06/01/2015
The Guardian
South Africa beach service to honour slaves drowned in 1794 shipwreck

05/31/2015
The New York Times
Grim History Traced in Sunken Slave Ship Found off South Africa

05/31/2015
Washington Post
Humble objects’ of a sunken slave ship tell a powerful and emotional story

05/17/2015
CBS 60 Minutes
A Monumental Project

05/09/2015
TIME
A Century After its Inception, African American History Museum Looks Ahead

05/08/2015
City Lab
9 Things You Need to Know About the National Mall’s Newest Museum

05/08/2015
Washingtonian
Here’s What to Expect at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

05/07/2015
Washington Post
New exhibit offers a sneak peak into the National Museum of African American History and Culture

05/01/2015
Smithsonian.com
The Media Needs a History Lesson When Addressing Civic Unrest, Says the Director of the African American History Museum

04/28/2015
The Root
#BlackLifeMatters: Just Ask the Director of the Museum of African American History and Culture

04/17/2015
The New York Times
African American Life, Double Exposed

03/06/2015
Washington Post
Finish line in sight, African American museum still seeks money and objects

03/06/2015
WAMU 88.5: Metro Connection
Inside the Creation of the Smithsonian’s African American Museum

01/30/2015
Newswise
Celebrate Black History Month at the Smithsonian

01/30/2015
Daily Maverick
Remembering the Holocaust; Remembering the end of slavery in America

01/29/2015
Architectural Record
Sneak Peak: David Adjaye—Collaborations

01/29/2015
Daytona Beach Times
B-CU, Smithsonian partnership to provide national exposure for students, university

01/28/2015
Benedictine University Newsroom
BenU alumnus offers rare look at King in photo art display

01/26/2015
The Durham News
Duke honors historian John Hope Franklin with year-long series of events

01/23/2015
ABC Action News
Smithsonian's black heritage museum on track for 2016 opening

01/22/2014
Chicago Tribune
Black History Month: Family-friendly websites offer learning opportunities

01/21/2015
Black Star News
Duke Honors John Hope Franklin's 100th Birthday

01/21/2015
Smithsonian.com
"Selma Needs No Oscar to Validate It," Says the Director of the African American History Museum

01/16/2015
Newsobserver.com
State officials, clergy, musicians lead NC MLK program

01/16/2015
WRAL.com
NC state employees' honor King's life, legacy

01/12/2015
Star-Telegram
Eyes on Arlington: Smithsonian Exhibit at TCC Southeast Campus now open

01/07/2015
Hyperallergic
Hale Woodruff’s Vibrant Murals Immortalize African-American History

01/06/2015
CNN
‘CNN Ones to Watch’ with British architect David Adjaye

01/05/2015
Smithsonian.com
The Tinman's Hat From "The Wiz" Offers Just a Hint of the Musical's Beating Heart

01/05/2015
NYT
Recalling Blind Tom, an Autistic Pianist Born to Slavery

01/05/2015
BBC
Buildings to look out for in 2015

12/28/2014
NPR
Fleeing To Dismal Swamp, Slaves And Outcasts Found Freedom

12/16/2014
People’s World
Today in labor history: National Museum of African American History signed into law

12/15/2014
The Day
Historian at New London Maritime Society program says former slave produced landmark work

12/15/2014
Rutgers Today
Celebrating the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Remembering Dr. Clement Alexander Price, 1945-2014

12/12/2014
Stanford Report
Architect David Adjaye tells Stanford audience how he designs civic spaces to create community

12/12/2014
CNN
CNN Ones to Watch: David Adjaye is this month’s ‘CNN Ones to Watch’ master

12/10/2014
The Chicago Tribune
Talking to Lonnie Bunch about his Smithsonian-size task

12/4/2014
Atlanta Blackstar
Remnants of the Largest Slave Wharf in America Have Been Found in S.C.

12/3/2014
The Wall Street Journal
Two Exhibitions Celebrate Chicago Artist Richard Hunt

12/2/2014
Stanford Presidential Lectures in the Humanities and Arts
David Adjaye, “The Architecture of Civic Space”

12/1/2014
USA Today
Home of civil rights 'hero' Hicks gets historic marker

11/15/2014
DC Cool
8 Things You Can't Miss in DC this Weekend

11/14/2014
Politicker NJ
Rutgers professor Clement Price remembered for uniting Newark beyond politics

11/9/2014
The Beaufort Gazette
Beaufort County visit inspires Smithsonian director

11/8/2014
The Washington Post
Smithsonian studies African American treasures from the attic, and garage

11/8/2014
NBC4 News
Preservation Workshop Being Held by Smithsonian

11/7/2014
The Star-Ledger
Rutgers' Clement Price: a lesson in gentle enlightenment

10/31/2014
Los Angeles Sentinel
African American History will soon complete the National Mall

10/28/2014
The Los Angeles Times
Lonnie Bunch reflects on journey to national African American museum

10/23/2014
The Baltimore Sun
Day trips: Halloween hops and more to explore

10/17/2014
Chicago Tribune (Triton College)
From the community: Triton College hosts presentation on Smithsonian’s new national museum

10/14/2014
University Delaware Daily (UDaily)
Smithsonian curator Serwer to discuss National Museum of African American History and Culture

10/3/2014
The North Star News & Analysis
GE Donates $5 Million to the National Museum of African American History

10/3/2014
The North Star News & Analysis
Preserving Black History Treasures on Tap in Washington, D.C.

9/28/2014
Ledger Enquirer
Columbus' Dr. Robert Wright honored in D.C.

9/26/2014
Architectural Digest
David Adjaye (Architect of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture) to receive Harvard’s W. E. B. Du Bois Medal

9/17/2014
Smithsonian.com
Get Your Burning Questions Answered, It's #AskaCurator Day

9/17/2014
WYPR
Preserving Black History, Americans Care For National Treasures At Home

9/16/2014
OPB
Preserving Black History, Americans Care For National Treasures At Home

9/10/2014
NPR
Preserving Black History, Americans Care For National Treasures At Home

8/31/2014
The Advertiser
Museum to include Bogalusa’s civil rights battles

8/25/2014
AL.com
Smithsonian coming to Birmingham to evaluate African-American treasures

8/18/2014
Vineyard Gazette
Celebrating History, Sense of Community in Oak Bluffs

8/7/2014
Vineyard Gazette
Smithsonian Recognizes African American Legacy in Oak Bluffs

8/5/2014
Smithsonian.com
The Smithsonian has acquired some of the only known images of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the momentous protest

7/25/2014
Smithsonian Magazine
The Legacy of Hip-Hop Producer J Dilla Will Be Recognized Among the Collections at the Smithsonian Magazine

7/24/2014
CBS News
Lonnie Bunch on his father's "gentlemanly defiance" of Jim Crow

7/19/2014
BET
J Dilla Recording Equipment Donated to Smithsonian

7/18/2014
Smithsonian.com
The Descendants of Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison Donate Family Heirlooms to the Smithsonian

07/04/14
Wall Street Journal
Ford Announces $1 Million Donation to Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

06/24/14
Washington Post
Congressional Gold Medal awarded to the Rev. Martin Luther and Coretta Scott King

06/10/2014
Smithsonian.com
The Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership is rebuilt for its museum debut

06/06/2014
Smithsonian.com
The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture joins the discussion around "The Case for Reparations"

06/04/2014
NPR All Things Considered
The Parliament-Funkadelic Mothership awaits its display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

05/28/2014
ThinkProgress
Dwan Reece, Curator of Music and Performing Arts, remembers Maya Angelou in an interview with Jessica Goldstein, Culture Editor for ThinkProgress

05/07/2014
CBS News
CBS News national correspondent Jan Crawford reports on the museum and collection of artifacts

04/10/2014
The Takeaway with John Hockenberry
Director Lonnie Bunch discusses the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

04/08/2014
Smithsonian Magazine
With no color photos of her famous performance in existence, the brilliance of Marian Anderson's bright orange outfit has been lost, until now

04/08/2014
The Associated Press
Marian Anderson’s concert dress goes on view in DC

04/08/2014
Philly.com
Monticello exhibition opening at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia

02/27/2014
Today Show
Smithsonian Museum honors black history

02/22/2014
Washington Post
Lonnie Bunch, the curator on exhibit

02/19/2014
BET
On the Record With ... Lonnie Bunch III

07/21/2013
New York 1 News
Museums Team Up To Preserve African American History

07/19/2013
4 New York News
"Save Our African American Treasures" at the Brooklyn Museum

07/10/2013
Smithsonian Magazine Blogs
The "Legacy of Slavery" Comes to the Smithsonian with Angola Prison Guard Tower Donation

07/08/2013
The New York Times
Tower and Cell, Signifying Much More Than a Prison

06/12/2013
Euronews
Construction begins on new African American History Museum

06/11/2013
The Washington Post
Oprah Winfrey donates $12 million to Smithsonian's African American museum

06/11/2013
NPR
Winfrey Gives Millions To New African-American Museum In D.C.

06/01/2013
CSPAN
Oral Histories: Dorie and Joyce Ladner

05/20/2013
The New York Times
Haunting Relic of History, Slave Cabin Gets a Museum Home in Washington

05/14/2013
The Washington Post
Antebellum slave cabin in S.C. to be restored for African American History Museum

01/30/2013
BET
Gabby Douglas Donates Olympic Items to Smithsonian

01/24/2013
Los Angeles Times
Obama artifacts to be displayed at African American history museum

12/29/2012
The Miami Herald
Smithsonian parallels emancipation, civil rights

12/13/2012
The Washington Post
'Changing America' exhibit explores America's press for freedom for blacks

11/01/2012
The Washington Examiner
African American History museum gets design approval, 2015 opening

10/02/2012
CBS News
Items From Dallas' Charley Pride Set For Museum

06/28/2012
The Washington Post
'Bring Back the Funk' proves we’re all one nation under the groove

06/27/2012
The Examiner
AIDS Quilt, George Clinton highlight Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the Mall

06/27/2012
Black America Web
TJMS Talks with Dr. Lonnie Bunch

02/26/2012
NBC Meet the Press
PRESS Pass: Rep. John Lewis & Lonnie Bunch

02/23/2012
The New York Times
Making Way for a Dream in the Nation’s Capital

02/23/2012
The Washington Post
On land where 'lives were once traded,' a new black history museum is rising on National Mall

02/23/2012
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams
Groundbreaking for National Museum of African American History and Culture

02/22/2012
USA Today
Obama, Laura Bush break ground for African American Museum

02/22/2012
C-SPAN
Live Coverage of the Groundbreaking Ceremony

02/22/2012
CNN
Smithsonian breaks ground on black history museum

02/22/2012
PBS NewsHour
Smithsonian's African-American History Museum an 'Opportunity for Understanding'

02/22/2012
CBS Evening News
Black History Museum gets special opening gift

02/22/2012
The Root
The Pressure of Preserving Our Legacy: The head curator for the national African-American museum tells The Root what goes into his job.

02/22/2012
ABC News
The Artifacts of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

02/21/2012
NPR Morning Edition
African-American Museum Breaks Ground In D.C.

02/20/2012
NPR Tell Me More
Smithsonian Sheds Light On Founding Father's Slaves

02/19/2012
FOX Sunday Morning - Power Player of the Week with Chris Wallace
Museum of African American History and Culture

02/19/2012
The Washington Post
Front Page and Arts

01/27/2012
The New York Times
Life, Liberty and the Fact of Slavery

01/26/2012
The Washington Post
'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello' slave exhibit opens Friday at Smithsonian's African American museum