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Ebony and Jet Images to be Donated After Photo Archive Sale
August 2, 2019
On Thursday, Walker as president of the Ford Foundation and Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, shepherded a $30 million deal to buy the photo archive of America's most iconic Black magazines. A judge in Chicago approved the sale as part of an auction to pay off secured creditors of the Johnson Publishing Company, which sold the magazines three years ago. ... read more »
Join the Museum of African American Art Los Angeles for a special tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.
May 17, 2018
The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), located on the Washington Mall is a Smithsonian Institution museum opened and dedicated in 2016, by President Barrack Obama. ... read more »
2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: Black journalists discuss emotions after touring Smithsonian National African American Museum of History & Culture
April 6, 2017
During an intimate dinner, journalists discussed their experiences after touring the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. ... read more / watch video »
Harriet Tubman photo bought by Smithsonian, national library
April 5, 2017
Harriet Tubman photo bought by Smithsonian, national library ... read more »
2017 Buick LaCrosse Drive Experience: A Journey of a Lifetime
March 22, 2017
These ground-breaking pioneers started the first the first Black newspaper called Freedom's Journal in 1827. ... read more »
LeBron James donates $2.5 million to Muhammad Ali exhibit
November 26, 2016
The Cavaliers star is donating $2.5 million to support an exhibit honoring Muhammad Ali exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. ... read more »
Smithsonian’s African-American museum gears up for schools
October 19, 2016
schools are penciling in the National Museum of African American History and Culture to give students a real-life look at the past as well as a tangible representation of the places and people in their textbooks. ... read more »
Thousands Attend Grand Opening Ceremonies for the New Black History Museum
September 28, 2016
thousands stood outside on what some described as a “perfect day” to pay homage to the Smithsonian’s first museum dedicated to Black History. ... read more »
Faith community salutes digital release of Freedmen’s Bureau records
June 24, 2015
The Los Angeles faith community joined with African Americans across the nation in celebrating the digital release of four million historical records from the Freedmen’s Bureau, ... read more »
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