5 Things The National Museum of African American History & Culture Did For My Self-Esteem

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When I saw our first black president Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Will Smith stand proudly outside of the momentous 5 story monument, I knew that I wanted to feel that same sense of pride. As a frequent museum-goer, it had been on my list since the day it opened.

During a recent trip to New York City, I finally had the time to take the 4-hour drive to Washington, D.C. and enjoyed every moment of it. On a rainy, gloomy and cold day, I entered the museum with light, hope, and warmth filled in my soul. Much to my surprise, I left with so much more.

Check out these 5 things The National Museum of African American History & Culture (NMAAHC) did for me and my self-esteem: