The monument had stood without controversy in tiny Demopolis, Ala. — half black, half white — since 1910.
Life in Washington can get very expressive.
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A modern renovation gives this 725-square-foot space a gallery loft feel — and the art is front and center.
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The Luxury Issue
Around the globe, people want to know how the rich stack up against one another.
  • Apr 27
Hirshhorn head Melissa Chiu proved critics wrong and made the museum hot again.
For Vetements and other fashion labels, the banal is beautiful.
1 star | At the Greenbrier, one bright spot is breakfast.
Niermann Weeks makes elegant pieces that grace penthouses and mansions.
The sweatshirt, the summer shoe, the staycation and more, re-imagined.
  • Apr 27
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At 50, Columbia, Md., has succeeded in ways urban revitalization hasn’t.

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John Lewis, Harry Belafonte, Ralph Nader and others reveal the spark that led them to dedicate their lives to change.

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As a high school teacher, Michael Szesze used carnivores to get kids into botany. Then he realized they weren’t the only ones dazzled by a bit of carnage.

This is what can happen to Americans who can’t prove who they are.

  • Patrick Marion Bradley
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  • Jun 15
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We went looking for answers in Texas, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

A husband struggles to care for his wife as scientists seek answers.

  • Marita Golden
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D.C. is becoming a city of sterile glass boxes. Hulking concrete never looked better.

  • Amanda Kolson Hurley
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Donated items from all over reflect our racial history and bloodied path to democracy.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Oprah Winfrey’s museum donation was huge. Her hopes for the museum are even larger.
  • Sep 15, 2016
The civil rights legend recalls what it took to win the legislative battle for the museum.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Millions of stories help shape collective memory and point us to the future.
  • Sep 15, 2016
The filmmaker sees an opportunity to confront the legacy of the nation’s original sin.
  • Sep 15, 2016
Four sets of architects executed the vision for housing the past and the future.
Activists talk across generations about economic power, policing and voting in 2016.
  • Sep 15, 2016
(Courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History & Culture)
Mandolins at Picker's Supply in Fredericksburg in March. (Randy Mays)
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