The battle to build Washington DC's African American museum

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The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opened in September 2016. We talk about the drama behind getting it built and filled with exhibits, including a pair of dolls used to illustrate children’s attitudes toward race.

Credits

Guests:
Vinson Cunningham - Writer - @vcunningham, Jacqueline Woodson - writer of books for children and adolescents - @JackieWoodson

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy