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Smithsonian Prep

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below I have supplied a few articles that reflect on various features of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. I have tried to find articles that address the unique architecture, curatorial choices and a few opening day recounts. Hopefully these are helpful to get us thinking about this unique display of American history that puts the Black experience at the forefront and how we can present the material we are grappling with for our exhibition to come. 

For those interested int he architecture and design of the building:

Highlighted collections:

Smithsonian publications on Black history from their education department:  - this link discusses the museum's specific education initiatives