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How the African American Museum Snagged Washington’s Best Real Estate

news.nationalgeographic.com — If you had no idea who Lonnie Bunch was, upon first introduction you might guess that he's a professor. The wide glasses. The precise speech. The way of telling a story with an emphasis on details revealing a deep and hungry intellect. The obvious delight he takes in the sound of his own voice.

Sitting on the Porch: Not a Place, But a State of Mind

npr.org — On a hot summer night in Washington, D.C., a group of teenagers are hanging out on a front porch at Kenndra Powell's row house. Powell, 19, leans on the railing to point out porches up and down the street. Each, she says, has its own personality. "That porch is the nosy house," she says.

How Chicago Politics Shaped Obama

npr.org — When Democrat Barack Obama began his run for the White House, he faced constant questions about his fortitude and his lack of experience in national politics: Is he tough enough? When attacked, will he cower or will he fight back? So common were these questions that a popular New York Times columnist took to calling him "O-Bambi."

Diahann Carroll Talks Of Love, Life And Those Legs

npr.org — In her new memoir The Legs Are The Last To Go, actress Diahann Carroll talks about her glamorous career and lifestyle - and simplifying. But she says, "Stepping away from glamour is not an easy thing to do."

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

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Sep 27, 2016

The @NMAAHC building is spectacular from a distance but @dadjaye genius is fully understood up close. Yes, Genius https://t.co/eKjfVJ92b3

Sep 25, 2016

RT @N3rdyyGirl: @NMAAHC has a grief counselor on staff as well as a staffed booth to take oral histories. #Museums, be this. Do this. #nmaahc

Sep 25, 2016

So much work to do Sleepy, perhaps..... but no ways tired

Sep 25, 2016

RT @patrickgaspard: Thank you @NMAAHC @dadjaye for being architects of the Beloved Community. My soul has grown deep like the rivers.… https://t.co/XSi9NYSx86

Sep 25, 2016

RT @NewsHour: "This museum has to be as much about today and tomorrow as about yesterday," @NMAAHC's director tells @gwenifillhttps://t.co/Mm3D5GAqfH

Sep 25, 2016

RT @mic: Common and Stevie Wonder drop profoundly moving “Black America Again” music video  http://bit.ly/2cUNUpS  https://t.co/0FtBcqMjRE

Sep 25, 2016

I am digging this episode of @PartsUnknownCNN with @POTUS The production values, music choices and yes ....the food. Big ups to Bourdain


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