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National Museum of African American History and Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is located in Washington, DC. It is one of the state museums of the Smithsonian Institution and was opened on September 24, 2016 by President Barack Obama. This museum has numerous interactive exhibits and wonderful architecture. The museum displays much about aspects of the African American experience, art, slavery, and the Civil Rights Movement. It has three levels; he first level displays everything related to art, it shows the clothing of African American people in the slavery era, and there is a room where the music, composed by African American people, is displayed. There is also an exhibition of outstanding athletes in basketball, athletics and other sports. Among others are highlighted film artists.

 

Another level shows the part on how people of color could not enter the same restaurants as whites, could not enter the same public restrooms, and public transport had to go in the back. It also highlights great African-American leaders such as Martin Luther King, and now, Barack Obama. It is a great entertaining museum with a lot of history. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.

 

Luciana Rodas

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