The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will be the newest addition to the mall in Washington, DC when it opens to the public September 24. The museum is being constructed on what is considered to be the last buildable parcel on the mall, which runs from the Capitol Building past the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. This article gives a sneak peak of the architecture, artifact, and stories that will comprise the museum.
A first look inside the Smithsonian’s African American museum: Stunning views, grand scale
By Peggy McGlone
The Washington Post
May 10, 2016