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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