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Latest NMAAHC Press Releases & Statements


06/19/2015
Historic Freedmen’s Bureau Records Released

06/18/2015
Lonnie Bunch's statement on the Charleston Shootings

06/04/2015
Statement by the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Construction Accident

06/01/2015
National Museum of African American History and Culture To Display Objects from Slave Shipwreck Found Near Cape Town, South Africa

05/01/2015
Through the African American Lens: Selections from the Permanent Collection Opens May 8

02/25/2015
SiriusXM's Joe Madison Sets Sights on 52-Hour Marathon Broadcast

02/12/2015
Double Exposure: National Museum of African American History and Culture Presents New Book Series Based on Photography Collection

02/03/2015
Robert L. Johnson Donates Selections from the Barnett-Aden Collection to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

01/29/2015
Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Appoints Three New Council Members

11/14/2014
Remembering Clement A. Price

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NMAAHC In The News


06/02/2015
TIME
African American History Museum to Host Artifacts from Wrecked Slave Ship

06/02/2015
New York Times
Finding a Slave Ship, Uncovering History

06/01/2015
NPR (with short audio clip)
Wreck of 1794 Slave Ship is Confirmed Off South Africa

06/01/2015
U.S World & New Report (AP report)
Smithsonian to Display Slave Ship Artifacts

06/01/2015
The Guardian
South Africa beach service to honour slaves drowned in 1794 shipwreck

05/31/2015
The New York Times
Grim History Traced in Sunken Slave Ship Found off South Africa

05/31/2015
Washington Post
Humble objects’ of a sunken slave ship tell a powerful and emotional story

05/17/2015
CBS 60 Minutes
A Monumental Project

05/09/2015
TIME
A Century After its Inception, African American History Museum Looks Ahead

05/08/2015
City Lab
9 Things You Need to Know About the National Mall’s Newest Museum

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