Category: museums

Cross Post from Interpretive Challenges 0

Cross Post from Interpretive Challenges

Every now and then I cross post when something really strikes my eye. My homie in historical goodness Emmanuel Dabney with the National Parks Service also blogs about our challenges to tell the story...

Panels and Plantations 0

Panels and Plantations

Continuing my week of adventures and presentations, I had the honor of being a panelist at St. Mary’s College of Maryland last night. The panel discussion was about diversity in museums, and how we...

Been a minute 0

Been a minute

What have I been doing? Where did I go? I didn’t go anywhere, but I have been preparing for the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in February. I am a panelist as well...

Practice what you preach 0

Practice what you preach

As I look at all the things I have to wrap up, I find myself having to place some insurance on how the African American story is going to be told in my absence....

National Slavery Museum..Will It Ever? 0

National Slavery Museum..Will It Ever?

What will become of the US National Slavery Museum? If you’ve been following it, you know that last week the New York Times ran an article about the museum and how the dreams that...

Why Can’t I be the “Happy” Slave? The issues with Picture taking 1

Why Can’t I be the “Happy” Slave? The issues with Picture taking

I don’t mind taking pictures with visitors, in fact, I rather enjoy it. These folks travelled from far to come visit the site and they liked me so much that they decided to preserve...

an article on the National Slavery Museum I forgot to post…oops! 0

an article on the National Slavery Museum I forgot to post…oops!

Edit: 1/11/10 I just saw this as I was going to edit a post for today. This is the thought of one person 8 years ago…are these feelings still prevalent in today’s society? Do...

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