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Bridging past and present, the African American Museum opening is a dynamic celebration

In a dim, quiet backroom in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a gray-haired man paused in front of a bronze casket, and he stood to pay his last respects to Emmett Till.

“Jesus,” whispered the man, a retired college administrator named Samuel L. Wright. He leaned forward.

He saw that behind the glass, inside the coffin, lay a picture of the…

Source: Bridging past and present, the African American Museum opening is a dynamic celebration – The Washington Post

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