Way back in 1929, President Hoover approved a proposal for a National Memorial Building for African American achievements in arts and sciences — but Congress did not. Congress didn’t officially pass an act to erect a federally owned museum until 2003. Ground wasn’t broken until nine years later, with a little help from President Obama.
For those who may not know, Black Panther is the richest comic book character ever created. His net worth of 500 billion dollars is more than Bruce Wayne’s net worth combined with Tony Stark’s net worth multiplied by two.
Unlike Oprah’s network, which broadcasts talk shows, soaps and sitcoms, Beyonce’s is likely to have an educational focus instead … platform is said to create content designed to celebrate African and American studies.
American School system won’t include black history in the books? So Bey is here. #Love it!
We want to know: what objects make up your experience of black history in America?
On @historicallyblack, we’re building a “people’s museum” to showcase the objects that reflect how black history shaped you and your family’s own lives.Send a photo of an object and tell us the story behind it.