African American History Museum Launches “Talking About Race” Web Portal

People view an organic memorial featuring a mural of George Floyd near the spot where he died while in police custody in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (© Bebeto Matthews/AP Images, May 31, 2020)

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture has launched a new website called “Talking About Race” that provides tools for having constructive conversations about racism and its corrosive harm to individuals and society. The portal encourages users to dive into topics such as being anti-racist and the history of race and racism.