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Smithsonian Institution

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by an Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 40,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the nineteenth museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

Books

Books in Bloom

Springtime means warmer weather, a season of renewal, and fresh new books perfect for spring holidays, blooming garden parties, and outdoor adventures! Whether you’re hosting the holidays or looking to flex your green thumb, we have everything you need to gift, garden, and grow this spring. Check out our highlights below to browse our favorite

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Reflect and Rejoice during Black History Month!

For the month of February and beyond, join us in celebrating Black excellence in all its forms! Whether you want to read up on pivotal Black changemakers who have and who continue to fight for freedom and justice; share Black heroes like Simone Biles, Harriet Tubman, or Rosetta Tharpe with young readers; or celebrate the

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Luxe Fashion Books to Dress Up Your Coffee Table

Fashion is more than just a trendy, curated wardrobe. Fashion is at the intersection of art, culture, design, and daily life. In the age of social media, the previously exclusive worlds of fashion and haute couture now make the rounds on “for you” page algorithms every day. Between “get ready with me” videos of influencers

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