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This week the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of the most iconic moments in U.S. Olympic history: the demonstration by Tommie Smith and John Carlos on the victory stand at the Mexico City Games. Another significant moment unfolded on Oct. 18, 1968, when the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) ordered Smith and Carlos to […]

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Solange expresses the true definition of paying it forward by donating a one in a lifetime experience to a group of Houston based kids.

The post Solange arranges visit to the National Museum of African American History for Houston students appeared first on theGrio.

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  She’s the original social influencer. Now Oprah Winfrey is officially going down in American history. The television icon is getting her own special exhibit at the famed National Museum of African-American History and Culture (NMAAHC), which will let visitors see how her life and career influenced American culture for more 30 years. The exhibit, […]

The post Oprah Winfrey gets her own exhibit at the National Museum of African-American History appeared first on theGrio.

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After much brouhaha over his omission, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture […]

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Washington D.C.’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture is acquiring yet another important piece […]

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