African-American History is American History: Expanding the National Narrative in the Smithsonian Institution.

LaCroix, Allison.

Abstract: Deeply entrenched notions of American exceptionalism have long dominated the national narrative within the United States. This narrative, often presented by and reflective of white American men, has historically controlled many of the Smithsonian Institution's museums, confining exhibit content to patriotic and celebratory parameters. With the rise of the Civil Rights Movement in the 196... read more

Tufts University. Department of History.
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