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The National Museum of African American History and Culture - The New York Times

The National Museum of African American History and Culture

A curated walk through the hallways of the newest Smithsonian museum before it opens next week. 13 years in the making, it attempts to depict the pain and pride of the black experience in America.

19th century slave cabin donated to Smithsonian’s African American History Museum

Antebellum slave cabin in S.C. to be restored for African American History museum

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth. Green signed a lifetime contract with the pancake company and her image was used for packaging and billboards.

Nancy Green a former slave, was employed in 1893 to promote the Aunt Jemima brand by demonstrating the pancake mix at expositions and fairs. She was a popular attraction because of her friendly personality, great story-telling, and warmth.

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Bessie Coleman aka "Brave Bessie" or "Queen Bess”

Bessie Coleman, the daughter of a poor, southern, African American family, became one of the most famous women and African Americans in aviation history.

alieyez: “ ” even if he was a thug, people should still respect him. many of the black panthers were brothers he found on the streets… the thugs. he felt that they were the most likely to be revolutionary.

So BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

Leviticus in the seventh day the priest shall look on the plague: and, behold, if the scall spread not, and there be in it no yellow hair, and the scall be not in sight deeper than the skin;

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

It was mandated by the slave owner that one of the slave's (black) breast be reserved to feed the white child. But if she switched up and let her black baby suckle from the same breast as the white baby, she would be whipped. Because it was like them sharing the same water fountain.

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