On Saturday Sept 24th, 2016 the National Museum of African American Culture and History (NMAAHC) officially opened. The NMAAHC is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. To mark the grand opening of the museum, a dedication ceremony was held with thousands in attendance in a star-studded ceremony. Watch Angelique Kidjo sing “Redemption Song” at the dedication ceremony. Video courtesy of the White House.


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Nikki Billie Jean


Nikki Billie Jean is the founder and editor-in-chief of All Things Ankara. She is also a fashion designer, fashion stylist, fashion director, campaign producer and event producer. View more of her work at: www.nikkibilliejean.com

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