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FEATURE: How the Decades-Long Fight for a National African-American Museum Was Won

Finally…FINALLY!!! This article made my day.
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The museum, foreground, was designed by David Adjaye and sits on the National Mall near the Washington Monument, right. (MATT ROTH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES) The museum, foreground, was designed by David Adjaye and sits on the National Mall near the Washington Monument, right. (MATT ROTH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES)

article by Graham Bowley vianytimes.com

Eleven years ago, Lonnie G. Bunch III was a museum director with no museum.  No land. No building. Not even a collection.

He had been appointed to lead the nascent National Museum of African American History and Culture. The concept had survived a bruising, racially charged congressional battle that stretched back decades and finally ended in 2003 when President George W. Bush authorized a national museum dedicated to the African-American experience.

Now all Mr. Bunch and a team of colleagues had to do was find an unprecedented number of private donors willing to finance a public museum. They had to secure hundreds of millions of additional dollars from a Congress, Republican controlled, that had long fought the…

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Midweek Music – 14 September 2016

It’s a nice, quiet day…perfect for relaxing! Enjoy this triad of tuneage – some random, midweek music to ease everyone into the latter side of the week.
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Intense Photography Focusing on the Beauty of Nature

Such beauty! The unadulterated pureness of nature…magnificent!
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The photographer Gustav Willeit, who is based in Italy, decided to focus on very simple things and appreciate the beauty of nature. His photo series N A T U .R A E highlights superb natural landscapes, mountains and coasts, in the middle of the mist

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Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers

This is an excellent article…empathy is certainly needed.
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Αποτέλεσμα εικόνας για baby crying

In the fall of 1979, Yalda Modabber had just moved from Iran back to her birthplace in Boston. Her timing was bad: Just weeks later, a group of armed Iranians took more than 60 U.S. citizens hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Iran. As a result, her fellow students bullied her ruthlessly.

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