Another piece of Afro-American history preserved at Smithsonian National Museum

The newly built museum built from donated artifacts from normal American families is helping people reflect on their past.

A new museum is being built from the family artifacts of normal American families Image Courtsey:Pixbay


In my home office, I keep two large black and white photos taken in 1905. This was 40 years after the end of slavery in the US. One is of my maternal grandmother, Arie Lee Lewis Thomas. She is four years old, standing next to a table, wearing a frilly white dress, stockings, and lace-up black…