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The Obamas, Oprah Winfrey, Will Smith Open Smithsonian’s New African-American Museum

It’s finally here!

On Saturday, thousands flocked to Washington, D.C. to witness President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama helped open the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History and Culture. 711 more words

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New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History Opens

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WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country’s first black president, who said he hoped the stories contained inside will help everyone “walk away that much more in love” with their country. 916 more words

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Pete Souza: President Obama greets the Tennessee State University Marching Band at the White House following a reception for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. 9 more words

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100 years in the making, National Museum of African American History and Culture Opens on the National Mall

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opens today on the National Mall. It opens 100 years after the museum was first proposed and 13 years after it was authorized by Congress. 499 more words