Smithsonian National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Occupying the last available space on the National Mall, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will be situated prominently between the National Museum of American History and 15th Street, next to the Washington Monument. When it opens to the public in 2016, the museum will be a centerpiece venue for ceremonies and performances, as well as a primary exhibition space for African American history and culture:http://nmaahc.si.edu/Building
African American Museums
- African Burial Ground
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- Ark of Return at UN Headquarters in NYC
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- Memorials Honoring Ports Where Africans Were Brought into America
“From Chains to Bonds,” published by UNESCO, which includes Ibrahima Baba Kake’s essay in the introductory material, beginning on page xxi: https://books.google.com/
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- How many Africans died during the Middle Passage? The numbers are inconclusive:
2 million? http://www.digitalhistory.uh.
edu/disp_textbook.cfm?smtid=2& psid=446 Here it states that as many died as were taken from the continent: 4-11 million: http:// discoveringbristol.org.uk/ slavery/routes/from-africa-to- america/atlantic-crossing/ people-taken-from-africa/
- This is a great website, but does not state how many died: http://www.slavevoyages.
org/tast/index.facesThis last quote and website, The Root, affirms the first estimate; 2 million died: http://www.theroot.com/ articles/history/2012/10/how_ many_slaves_came_to_america_ fact_vs_fiction.html