In this July 10, 2009 file photo, the original glass-topped coffin of lynching victim Emmett Till is seen rusting in a shack at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill., after it was found by investigators at the cemetery where four workers were accused of digging up bodies to resell plots. On Aug. 28, 2009, officials from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington and members of Till’s family announced the casket’s donation to the museum’s planned National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington when it opens in 2015. M. Spencer Green/AP

The groundbreaking for the the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC will take place soon. The Washington Post has slideshow on their homepage showing the plans and several of the objects in the collection, accompanied by commentary like that above. It does seem to wander off into other museums on the Mall after photo 15 or so. 

In this July 10, 2009 file photo, the original glass-topped coffin of lynching victim Emmett Till is seen rusting in a shack at the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, Ill., after it was found by investigators at the cemetery where four workers were accused of digging up bodies to resell plots. On Aug. 28, 2009, officials from the Smithsonian Institution in Washington and members of Till’s family announced the casket’s donation to the museum’s planned National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington when it opens in 2015. M. Spencer Green/AP

The groundbreaking for the the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC will take place soon. The Washington Post has slideshow on their homepage showing the plans and several of the objects in the collection, accompanied by commentary like that above. It does seem to wander off into other museums on the Mall after photo 15 or so. 

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