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Leadership and Change #BecauseofHerStory: Smithsonian Affiliations National Conference 2019 Keynote

Smithsonian Education
Conference Welcome, Myriam Springuel, Director, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and Smithsonian Affiliations Opening remarks about the Smithsonian's American Women's History Initiative from Julissa Marenco, Assistant Secretary for Communications and External Affairs, Smithsonian Institution In Conversation: Ellen Stofan, John and Adrienne Mars Director, Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (NASM) will speak with Brenda Gaines, Smithsonian National Board Member and Advisory Board Chair at the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) about leadership, creating change, and nurturing the next generation. Dr. Stofan will provide insights on ways in which she is leading the National Air and Space Museum as it revitalizes and reimagines the museum, and its national presence. As the first woman to lead NASM, Ellen Stofan is no stranger to leading change. She served as NASA’s chief scientist, developed plans to bring humans to Mars, and worked on science policy with President Obama’s science advisor and the National Science and Technology Council. Brenda Gaines retired as President and CEO of Citicorp Diners Club, a member of Citigroup, and served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Chicago's Mayor Harold Washington and as Commissioner of the Department of Housing for the City of Chicago.

Stokely Carmichael Lecture at Howard University, 1972

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
During a lecture to students at Howard University, Stokely Carmichael speaks about the movement of black people toward unity with a clear, common ideology based on science. He stresses black people must put theory into practice - organize and take action. He speaks about the differences between revolutionary and reform movements; Pan-Africanism; the All African People's Revolutionary Party; scientific socialism; nkrumahism; capitalism; and imperialism. ACMA AV003074 d

The Past and Future of DC Chinatown (documentary film, 2018)

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Once a vibrant Chinese immigrant neighborhood, Washington, DC’s Chinatown is today a bustling business and entertainment district with only about 300 remaining Chinese American residents. While Chinatown first formed in the late 19th century on Pennsylvania Avenue NW within view of the Capitol, it was displaced for the construction of federal and municipal buildings around 1930. After relocating to near 7th and H Streets NW, a new Chinatown grew, but faced continued challenges from major development projects in the decades that followed. This documentary film draws on more than twenty oral history interviews with longtime community members to explore the evolution of this important, but shrinking neighborhood. “The Past and Future of DC Chinatown,” produced in conjunction with the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s “A Right to the City” exhibition (April 2018 - April 2020), received federal support from the Asian Pacific American Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.

Stokely Carmichael Lecture at Howard University, 1972

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
With students during a seminar, Stokely Carmichael discusses principles, ideologies, and tactics of capitalism, socialism, nkrumahism, and imperialism. He talks extensively about race; and socialist and capitalist societies and systems. He also speaks about reform movements versus revolutionary movements; Pan-Africanism; scientific socialism; bringing African Revolution to socialism; the Black Panthers; and the All African People's Revolutionary Party. ACMA AV003090 d

Malcolm X Park Drum Circle

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Every Sunday the Malcolm X Drummers gather in Meridian Hill Park in Washington DC to celebrate their community and creativity.

Black Mosaic of Wash DC: unpacking multiple “Black” identities

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area on September 19, 2014 The Black Mosaic of Washington D.C.: unpacking multiple “Black” identities: a conversation that discusses the diversity of Blackness in relation to, but not defined by, African Americanness. Audience Q&A follows the panel. Panelists: • Semhar Araia Executive Director, Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN) • Ginetta E.B. Candelario, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Sociology and Latin American & Latin@ Studies, Smith College • Dr. Clarence Lusane Professor of Political Science/International Relations, American University • Dr. Arvenita Washington Cherry History Keepers Program Director and Principal of Phoenix Cultural Resources, LLC, Prince George's County African American Museum and Cultural Center Moderator: Roger-Mark De Souza Director of Population, Environmental Security and Resilience, Woodrow Wilson Center BACKGROUND BM20ACM.eventbrite.com The program references the museum’s 1994 landmark exhibition Black Mosaic, a multicultural, multilingual exhibition which examined race, nationality, and ethnicity of black immigrants in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. 20 years have passed since the Black Mosaic exhibition, and in that time both the local and national contexts have changed. Formerly predominately “Black” cities, like Washington, D.C., are changing in demographic composition. Immigration is a hotly debated national issue. Latinos have come to outnumber African-Americans as the largest minority in the United States. Native-born Black populations are declining while African immigrant populations have hit an all-time high. To address these important topics the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area. Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium September 19, 2014 9:00am – 4:30pm Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004-3027 The Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium received financial support from: • Anacostia Community Museum • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars • Latino Initiatives Pool, a federal fund administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center • National Museum of African American History and Culture • Smithsonian Consortium for Understanding the American Experience • Smithsonian Consortium for Valuing World Cultures

The Barry Farm Goodman League Basketball Team

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
A peak at the Goodman Games late summer 2017. Held in the heart of historic Barry Farm, the Goodman League hosts nightly games all summer long. Here, everyone is "family."

Anacostia in “A Right to the City” Exhibition at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Excerpts from oral history interviews about the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, DC that appear in the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s exhibition, “A Right to the City” (April 21, 2018-April 20, 2020). In a moment of rapid population growth and mounting tensions over development, “A Right to the City” explores the history of neighborhood change and civic engagement in the nation’s capital by looking at the dynamic histories of six Washington, D.C., neighborhoods: Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest. The exhibition tells the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who have helped shape these neighborhoods in extraordinary ways. They have used their collective community power to fight for quality public education, healthy and green urban spaces, equitable development and transportation, and a truly democratic approach to city planning. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/A-Right-to-the-City-6222 Interviewees include: - Arrington Dixon, native Anacostian, elected to the first DC City Council (1974), and co-founder and former chairman of the Anacostia Coordinating Council (ACC) - Sheila Cogan, former Far Southeast DC resident, member of the first integrated class at John Philip Sousa Junior High School - Rosalind Styles, native Anacostian and longtime neighborhood advocate

Stokely Carmichael: Black People Must Organize, 1977 (Part 1)

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
At Bethlehem Baptist Church in Anacostia, Washington, DC., Stokely Carmichael leads a discussion on ways to organize people. He stresses the responsibility of each person to organize people to achieve goal. He explains the power possible when people are properly organized. ACMA AV003065 d

Southwest DC - “A Right to the City” Exhibition

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
xcerpts from oral history interviews about the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, DC that appear in the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s exhibition, “A Right to the City” (2018- 2020). In a moment of rapid population growth and mounting tensions over development, “A Right to the City” explores the history of neighborhood change and civic engagement in the nation’s capital by looking at the dynamic histories of six Washington, D.C., neighborhoods: Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest. The exhibition tells the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who have helped shape these neighborhoods in extraordinary ways. They have used their collective community power to fight for quality public education, healthy and green urban spaces, equitable development and transportation, and a truly democratic approach to city planning. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/A-Right-to-the-City-6222 Interviewees include: - Roberta Patrick, native Southwester and longtime staff member of the Southwest Community House - Neal Peirce, longtime Southwest resident and co-founder of the Southwest Neighborhood Assembly (SWNA)

Stokley Carmichael Lecture at Howard University, 1972

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
During a lecture to students at Howard University, Stokely Carmichael speaks about the movement of black people toward unity with a clear, common ideology based on science. He stresses black people must put theory into practice - organize and take action. He speaks about the differences between revolutionary and reform movements; Pan-Africanism; the All African People's Revolutionary Party; scientific socialism; nkrumahism; capitalism; and imperialism. ACMA AV003075 d

Representing Diaspora & Diverse Blackness in Museology - Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area on September 19, 2014. Representing Diaspora & Diverse Blackness in Museology: a conversation about the visual representation of Afro, Black, and Diaspora in museums. Audience Q&A follows the presentations. Panelists: Dr. Deborah L. Mack - Associate Director Community & Constituent Services, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture Dr. Diana Baird N'Diaye - Folklife Curator/ Cultural Specialist, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage Dr. E. Carmen Ramos - Curator for Latino Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum Moderator: Dr. Michael Atwood Mason Director, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage BACKGROUND: The program references the museum’s 1994 landmark exhibition Black Mosaic, a multicultural, multilingual exhibition which examined race, nationality, and ethnicity of black immigrants in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. 20 years have passed since the Black Mosaic exhibition, and in that time both the local and national contexts have changed. Formerly predominately “Black” cities, like Washington, D.C., are changing in demographic composition. Immigration is a hotly debated national issue. Latinos have come to outnumber African-Americans as the largest minority in the United States. Native-born Black populations are declining while African immigrant populations have hit an all-time high. To address these important topics the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area. Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium September 19, 2014 9:00am – 4:30pm Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004-3027 The Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium received financial support from: • Anacostia Community Museum • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars • Latino Initiatives Pool, a federal fund administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center • National Museum of African American History and Culture • Smithsonian Consortium for Understanding the American Experience • Smithsonian Consortium for Valuing World Cultures

Washington DC Artist Ira Blount

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
An interview with Washington, DC artist Ira Blount shortly before his 100th birthday. Blount's work spans quilting, cross-stitch, basket-weaving, and origami.

Brookland in “A Right to the City” Exhibition at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Excerpts from oral history interviews about the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, DC that appear in the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s exhibition, “A Right to the City” (April 21, 2018-April 20, 2020). In a moment of rapid population growth and mounting tensions over development, “A Right to the City” explores the history of neighborhood change and civic engagement in the nation’s capital by looking at the dynamic histories of six Washington, D.C., neighborhoods: Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest. The exhibition tells the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who have helped shape these neighborhoods in extraordinary ways. They have used their collective community power to fight for quality public education, healthy and green urban spaces, equitable development and transportation, and a truly democratic approach to city planning. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/A-Right-to-the-City-6222 Interviewees include: - John Feeley Jr., a longtime Brookland resident, neighborhood advocate, and ANC Commissioner - Susan Abbott, daughter of Sammie Abbott who was a major anti-freeway organizer and the co-founder of the Emergency Committee on the Transportation Crisis (ECTC)

Shaw - “A Right to the City” Exhibition

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Excerpts from oral history interviews about the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC that appear in the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s exhibition, “A Right to the City” (2018-2020). In a moment of rapid population growth and mounting tensions over development, “A Right to the City” explores the history of neighborhood change and civic engagement in the nation’s capital by looking at the dynamic histories of six Washington, D.C., neighborhoods: Adams Morgan, Anacostia, Brookland, Chinatown, Shaw and Southwest. The exhibition tells the story of these communities through the eyes of the Washingtonians who have helped shape these neighborhoods in extraordinary ways. They have used their collective community power to fight for quality public education, healthy and green urban spaces, equitable development and transportation, and a truly democratic approach to city planning. MORE INFORMATION: http://www.anacostia.si.edu/Exhibitions/Details/A-Right-to-the-City-6222 Interviewees include: - William T. Fauntroy, Jr., Shaw native, Tuskegee Airman, first African American civil engineer hired by National Capital Transportation Agency, and older brother of Rev. Walter Fauntroy - Dominic Moulden, Resource Organizer for ONE DC (Organizing Neighborhood Equity)

Chocolate City No More: Changing Demographics & Gentrification of Washington, D.C

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium The Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration, gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area on September 19, 2014. CHOCOLATE CITY NO MORE: CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS AND GENTRIFICATION OF WASHINGTON, D.C. : a conversation of the changing racial and socio-economic profile of Washington, D.C. proper and the greater metro area over the past 20+ years. Audience Q&A follows the panel. Panelists: • Dr. Natalie Hopkinson Writer and Fellow, The Interactivity Foundation • Dr. Derek Hyra Associate Professor, American University • Dr. Sabiyha Prince Author/ Anthropologist, Independent Scholar • Moderator: Blair A. Ruble Vice President for Programs, Woodrow Wilson Center BACKGROUND BM20ACM.eventbrite.com The program references the museum’s 1994 landmark exhibition Black Mosaic, a multicultural, multilingual exhibition which examined race, nationality, and ethnicity of black immigrants in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. 20 years have passed since the Black Mosaic exhibition, and in that time both the local and national contexts have changed. Formerly predominately “Black” cities, like Washington, D.C., are changing in demographic composition. Immigration is a hotly debated national issue. Latinos have come to outnumber African-Americans as the largest minority in the United States. Native-born Black populations are declining while African immigrant populations have hit an all-time high. To address these important topics the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum, in partnership with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, hosted a full day of discussions on race, immigration,gentrification, education, museums, and community in the Washington D.C. metro area on September 19, 2014. Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium September 19, 2014 9:00am – 4:30pm Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center One Woodrow Wilson Plaza - 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004-3027 The Revisiting Our Black Mosaic Symposium received financial support from: • Anacostia Community Museum • Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars • Latino Initiatives Pool, a federal fund administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center • National Museum of African American History and Culture • Smithsonian Consortium for Understanding the American Experience • Smithsonian Consortium for Valuing World Cultures

Stokely Carmichael: Black People Must Organize, 1977 (Part 2)

Anacostia Community Museums Collections and Research
At Bethlehem Baptist Church in Anacostia, Washington, DC., Stokely Carmichael leads a discussion on ways to organize people. He stresses the responsibility of each person to organize people to achieve goal. He explains the power possible when people are properly organized. ACMA AV003058 d

NEW ORLEANS, LA: The Higgins Boat | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by The National WWII Museum and The University of New Orleans as part of the Smithsonian's PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 2 of 2

Rodney Mullen on Innovation

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
In August of 2012, the Lemelson Center invited Rodney Mullen, the unquestioned leader and pioneer of street skating, to visit us to discuss the role of invention and innovation in American life. We exchanged ideas and views not only about skateboarding, but about the role and importance of creativity and innovation to building a better society.

Innoskate 2013

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
This is the video that ESPN produced during its coverage of Innoskate 2013, which was hosted by the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation (http://invention.smithsonian.org/home/) on June 21-22, 2013. The video appeared on http://www.xgames.com.

Inventive Minds: David Stone

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
INVENTING GREEN David Stone is the inventor of Ferrock, a new carbon-negative alternative to Portland cement. This video was made possible through grant support of the Lemelson Foundation.

PITTSBURGH, PA: The Crawford Grill: A Home for Pittsburgh Jazz | Places of Invention

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Presented by the Senator John Heinz History Center and MCG Jazz as part of the Smithsonian’s PLACES OF INVENTION Affiliates Project, made possible thanks to a generous grant from the National Science Foundation. Video 3 of 3.

Innoskate 2013: Rodney Mullen & Tony Hawk Q&A

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Recorded in front of a live audience on June 21, 2013 at the Warner Bros. Theater at the National Museum of American History. A Q&A with legendary skateboarders Rodney Mullen and Tony Hawk.

Inventive Minds: Van Phillips

Lemelson Center, National Museum of American History
Van Phillips is a prosthetics inventor who has made it possible for millions of amputees to walk again. Through first-person videos, artifacts, and archival materials, visitors to Inventive Minds gallery at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History learn about the traits that successful inventors share—insatiable curiosity, keen problem-solving skills, tenacity, and flexibility in the face of failure—and explore the creative spirit of American invention.
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