The 100-Year Mission To Create
The National Museum Of African American History And Culture
By Robert L. Wilkins

News & Events


WASHINGTON (AP) — Centuries of struggles and strife, decades of planning and pain, and years of hoping for a place that African-American history can call home will culminate as President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian National Museum of…

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Magnificent, awful, profound: The stories the new African American museum will tell

By Robert L. Wilkins September 16 Robert L. Wilkins, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, served on the presidential commission created by Congress to plan the National Museum of African American History and…

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Judge Robert Wilkins’ experience of “driving while black”

View More: U.S. News|Live News|More News Videos Robert Wilkins, a judge in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, says his personal experiences with racism and as a public defender inspired him to get…

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Book Talk: Washington, DC Launch Party for Long Road to Hard Truth at Busboys and Poets, September 21

Celebrating the debut of Robert L. Wilkins’s book LONG ROAD TO HARD TRUTH at Busboys and Poets @ 5TH &K. Books will be available for purchase. Date: Wednesday, September 21 Time: 6:00-8:00 PM Address: 1025 5th Street NW Washington,…

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