Isabell Meggett Lucas, 86, visited the slave cabin that her family once lived in Tuesday as part of an exhibit at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

2016 is a year that will be memorable for many, but in all the wrong ways. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the first reality TV star and the first woman to win the nomination of their respective parties, clashed all year over just about everything. Still, given Trump’s racist rhetoric, the violence at his rallies […]


Over the weekend, the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors to the public, signaling an important shift in the cataloging of Black history. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama ushered in this new era with the ringing of the “Freedom Bell” of the First Baptist Church of Williamsburg, […]

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Deborah Watts, co-founder of the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation, spoke with Roland Martin about her family's contribution to the NMAAHC.