New York Times Profiles Soon to Open Museum of African American History and Culture on D.C. Mall

September 6th, 2016

Alfred Street Baptist Church funds National African American Museum, via NYTThe New York Times has an in-depth piece on the protracted endeavor to complete construction for the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the Mall in Washington, D.C., detailing the decades-long efforts to secure land and funding for the institution, which opens this fall.  “There is no doubt that we knew you couldn’t build this with African-American money alone,” says  director Lonnie G. Bunch III, “but we also know that there was much more money in this community than most cultural institutions had ever tapped.”

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