The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington D.C., opened its doors to the public on Saturday, September 24th, more than 100 years after its proposal.
“This national museum helps to tell a richer and fuller story of who we are,” said President Barack Obama during the dedication ceremony.
“By knowing this other story we better understand ourselves and each other. It binds us together. It reaffirms that all of us are America, that African-American history is not somehow separate from our larger American story. It is central to the American story he added.”
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