Black History Month

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When the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened, The Washington Post asked people to submit objects that made up their own lived experiences of black history. These objects were then used to curate a "people's museum" of personal artifacts, family photos and more.

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February is Black History Month, and VPR is taking this opportunity to bring you special programming from State of the Re:Union that introduces us to a new generation of African American leaders.

Al Letson, host of State of the Re:Union, brings us three programs, which we'll run at 3 p.m. on Saturdays for the rest of the month of February. Here's what we can look forward to: