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Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011
by PopMatters Staff
by Natalie Hopkinson
The Root (20 May 2011)

“The Smithsonian’s new national black museum hasn’t integrated Washington, D.C.‘s whitest address yet, and it’s already dodging spitballs from Congress. The Anacostia Community Museum is one of the Smithsonian Institution’s grand, federally chartered Washington, D.C., museums, but it is located miles from the Mall’s gleaming white marble monuments where millions of eighth-grade history students pilgrimage each year.”


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