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Black History Month: A Look Inside The Design Of The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & CultureLonnie Bunch, the museum’s director, says so much of black history is hidden in plain sight.
Black History Month: Building The Collection For The National Museum Of African American History & CultureOne of the challenges facing Lonnie Bunch, the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, was building its collection.
Black History Month: HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocate Calls For More TestingThe virus that causes AIDS and AIDS itself are still very much with us.
Black History Month: African-American HIV/AIDS AwarenessThis Sunday is National African American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Black History Month: Photographer Nona Faustine Sheds Light On NYC's History Of SlaveryMost of Nona Faustine's photographic self-portraits show her naked and alone at a courthouse, a farmhouse, a graveyard: some location associated with New York's past as a slave-owning city.
Black History Month: Photographer Nona Faustine Pays Tribute To Black Women Who Were Slaves“You can’t say that anger is not a part of creating this work,” Faustine told WCBS 880’s Jane Tillman Irving.
Black History Month: Photographer's Nude Self-Portraits Evoke NYC's Ties To SlaveryHer stance evokes a slave on an auction block wearing only iron shackles on her wrists and high-heeled white pumps.
Pulitzer Prize Winner's 'Negroland' Tackles Pressures Of Privileged Blacks In '50s, '60sMargo Jefferson pulls no punches in her memoir called "Negroland."
New Gracie Mansion Art Offers Glimpse Into NYC Life In 1799Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray made sure the exhibition reflected all the diversity of the city in 1799.
Manhattan Municipal Building Renamed For Former NYC Mayor David DinkinsThe landmark 40-story building at 1 Centre Street, just a block from City Hall, is now officially called The David N. Dinkins Municipal Building.
Exhibit At Museum Of Modern Art Highlights Black Migration From The SouthThe artist Jacob Lawrence was only 23 years old in 1941 when he made his series, called "The Migration of the Negro," telling the story in abstract, stylized paintings full of color, movement and words.
CBS' Black Rock Standing Tall After 50 YearsThe corporate headquarters on the corner of West 52nd Street and Sixth Avenue embodies the vision of founder William S. Paley, who hired architect Eero Saarinen.

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