By: Jada Wright-Greene I have been thinking and processing the issues that we are facing in our world. These issues are threaded and woven into the fabric of this world, things like hatred, bigotry, racism, and even COVID-19. I began … Continue reading Opinion: Why African American museums are important in the midst of racial unrest
“No one, no, nor no one million ones dare deny me God, I go forth along, and stand as ten thousand.” -Maya Angelou, “Our Grandmothers” I bring my whole self to work every day, but I never come alone. I … Continue reading Jocelyn Imani shares her museum journey…
Intern & Fellows Program Manager, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History You have a very unique family background that was highlighted in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Can you elaborate on your family’s history and … Continue reading Heritage Salon Spotlight: Omar Eaton-Martínez, M. Ed.
The Herndon House Museum is located in Atlanta, Georgia and was designated a National Landmark in 2000. Continue reading Herndon Home
Archives & Museum Journey For as long as I can remember, I have always been passionate about preserving history and cultural legacies, but my journey into the museum, library and archives world began as a graduate student in the History … Continue reading Archives & Museum Journey, Danielle Hall
Headragged Generals in the Museum Alice Walker’s poem Women describes our ancestors as “Headragged Generals,” who “knew what we must know without knowing a page of it themselves.” It reminds me that black women have always been our leaders, … Continue reading Headragged Generals in the Museum, Aleia Brown