Tag Archives: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Recent Resistance Reads


First, here is the text of the White House’s statement on the firing of Sally Yates, the “weak” and “very weak” acting Attorney General who “betrayed” the Department of Justice after she instructed its attorneys not to defend the executive … Continue reading

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Trump’s Museum Visits?


Remember that moment in Chapter 29 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in which Neville is talking to Harry, Hermione, and Ron, filling them in on what they have missed at Hogwarts during their adventures searching for hallows and … Continue reading

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National Book Festival 2016 – A Celebration


This year’s National Book Festival was, of course, a celebration of books. I heard six writers speak about their work (while three others were so popular that there was no room for me or many other fans at their presentations). … Continue reading

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Seven Recent Reads 1/21/14


“Recent Research on Museum Worker Well-Being: Are Museum Professionals Happy?” by Paul Thistle on his Solving Task Saturation for Museum Workers ~ Help for fully loaded camels working in a rain of straws blog discusses research by Andrea Michelbach on full-time … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson at the National Museum of American History


During a recent visit to the National Museum of American History, the museum was crowded, so I breezed through the old familiar exhibits and spent more time browsing two new ones, both of which relate to Thomas Jefferson. Slavery at … Continue reading

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Black History Month


The Smithsonian Institution’s newest museum, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, is slated to open in 2015. This museum will have the responsibility not of being the first or only site to address black history, for there … Continue reading

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Interesting Article and Discussion


…about the to-be-built National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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