Kobe Bryant’s 2008 Game 5 Jersey To Be Displayed At The Smithsonian’s National Museum Of African American History and Culture

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The late Kobe Bryant will have his 2008 game 5 NBA Finals jersey displayed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington. Visit for more information  The display is in the Sports: Leveling the Playing Field gallery, and is next to a pair of LeBron James’ “Equality” shoes.  “Kobe’s contributions on and […]

LeBron James’ ‘Equality’ Nikes to be Included in Smithsonian

It has been a big week for LeBron James. After opening his I Promise school, the King of the Court will have his presence brought to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American history and Culture. The museum will place his Nike LeBron 15 “Equality” on display. ??Great morning to all! Basketball is our vehicle […]

Barack and Michelle Obama Smithsonian Portraits Unveiled


On Monday, portraits of former President and former First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama, were unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. Visit for more information The Obamas’ hand-selected Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, both African-American artists, to paint their portraits. Wiley and Sherald break boundaries as the first black artists to create official presidential portraits for […]

Smithsonian Creates Kickstarter for Hip-Hop Anthology

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Words by Nick Slay Visit for more information “You never thought that Hip-Hop would take it this far” – Notorious B.I.G. The iconic lyrics from Biggie’s eternal ’94 smash hit now ring true more than ever. The Smithsonian Museum in conjunction with an executive committee featuring Chuck D., 9th Wonder, and Questlove has started […]

New Footage of Selena Quintanilla Discovered

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After two decades, new footage of the late Selena Quintanilla has arisen. Reveling in her grammy award nomination and speaking on the fruits of her labor, Selena is poised as ever in the video footage. Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History unearthed the footage from a  a TV camera donated by Univision, the parent company of […]

Smithsonian African American Museum Clears Up Cosby Controversy


The National Mall hosts the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and its “Taking The Stage” exhibit, highlighting the works and contributions of pioneers of entertainment. Visit for more information The project in its entirety is composed of 11 inaugural exhibitions and more than 3,000 artifacts and will also showcase pieces celebrating Bill […]