The Hip-Hop Kickstarter campaign aligns with NMAAHC’s mission to tell the American story through the African American Lens. In partnership with Smithsonian Folkways and the hip-hop community, the National Museum of African American History and Culture launched a Kickstarter campaign to produce a Hip-Hop and Rap Anthology. Kickstarter is an online global crowdfunding campaign to support […]

Isabell Meggett Lucas, 86, visited the slave cabin that her family once lived in Tuesday as part of an exhibit at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

2/22/17- Rev. Al Sharpton talks about Donald Trump’s visit to the African American museum and what it means for a President with his ego. “It could be a time, if he is willing and wise, for him to say, looking at the history of African Americans and what we’ve been through, that one day he’ll […]

MSNBC panelists doubted President Donald Trump's sanity Tuesday after he talked about Black history in a way to promote his ban restricting travel from Muslim countries during his first visit to the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History.

While the building excitement for the 2015 opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) may seem a long ways off, it is nowhere near as long as the wait for the groundbreaking that took place in February. The museum, which will be located on the National Mall between the […]