Smithsonian Black History

Smithsonian Black History

James Wesley, left, John Matthews, center, and Bojee, right, all from Washington, watch as a guard tower from Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as “Angola” and “The Farm” is lowered into the construction site of The National Museum of African American History and Culture, beside the Washington Monument, in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The tower, part of the museum’s inaugural exhibition on segregation, is too large to install after the building is complete and will be installed during construction and the museum will be completed around it. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

James Wesley, left, John Matthews, center, and Bojee, right, all from Washington, watch as a guard tower from Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as “Angola” and “The Farm” is lowered into the construction site of The National Museum of African American History and Culture, beside the Washington Monument, in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. The tower, part of the museum’s inaugural exhibition on segregation, is too large to install after the building is complete and will be installed during construction and the museum will be completed around it. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)