Dedication and Grand Opening
When Saturday, September 24, 2016
The Dedication and Grand Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will take place on September 24.
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Event Location African American History Museum
In many ways, there are few things as powerful and as important as a people, as a nation that is steeped in its history. Often America is celebrated as a place that forgets. This museum seeks to help all Americans remember, and by remembering, this institution will stimulate a dialogue about race and help to foster a spirit of reconciliation and healing.
There are four legs upon which this museum will stand:
Ultimately, the National Museum of African American History and Culture should be a place of meaning, of memory, of reflection, of laughter, and of hope. It should be a beacon that reminds us of what we were; what challenges we still face; and point us towards what we can become.