The Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture is currently under construction July 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. The museum is located on the National Mall near the Washington Monument and is scheduled to be completed and dedicated in 2016
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Public Enemy and The Roots will headline a concert at the National Museum for African American History and Culture opening festival.

Toni Akindele
Sep, 08, 2016

You won’t need to purchase tickets for this amazing music line up.

Public Enemy and The Roots are geared to headline at the opening festival of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

The museum plans to turn a corner of the National Mall – on the Washington Monument grounds between 15th and 17th streets NW – into a block during the three-day, two night festival. The party begins on Sept. 23 and ends on Sept. 25.

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The festival, called “Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration,” begins just a day before the museum’s grand opening and will also feature performances including dance, spoken-word and live muraling.

Oh, and did we mention there’d be food?? After all what’s a party without food?

Be sure to click here for more details about the museum’s opening festival.