The Charger Bulletin

African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

African American Museum in D.C. Faces Racism

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

December 18, 2019

The National African American History and Culture Museum in Washington, D.C., is meant to share the history and culture of African Americans. There is a timeline going through slavery, the civil rights movement, and modern issues. There are exhibits of cultural expression and the progression of African...

New Museum on Life of Chopin Opens in Warsaw

The Associated Press

March 3, 2010

WARSAW, Poland – The last piano that Frederic Chopin composed on. A death mask made after he succumbed to what was probably tuberculosis. A lock of his brown hair. Those are among objects on display at a new museum dedicated to the life of the Romantic-era composer that opened on his 200th birthday...

Bones of T. rex to make museum debut in Oregon

Maideline Sanchez

December 26, 2009

From the Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. – The skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex will make its museum debut at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry along the banks of the Willamette River. Museum President Nancy Stueber said the fossilized bones of a 40-foot-long predator dinosaur that weighed...

PETA wants to turn Va. prison into chicken museum

Joshua Van Hoesen

September 15, 2009

From The Associated Press   TROUTVILLE, Va. – An animal rights group wants to rent a prison building the state plans to close and turn it into the nation's first chicken empathy museum. A People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals official sent a letter Monday to Gov. Tim Kaine asking to rent ...

PETA wants to turn Va. prison into chicken museum

Maideline Sanchez

September 15, 2009

From the Associated Press TROUTVILLE, Va. – An animal rights group wants to rent a prison building the state plans to close and turn it into the nation's first chicken empathy museum. A People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals official sent a letter Monday to Gov. Tim Kaine asking to rent th...

Accused Holocaust museum shooter appears in court

Liz De La Torre

September 2, 2009

From The Associated Press WASHINGTON – A white supremacist charged with killing a security guard at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum appeared in court Wednesday, the first time he has been seen publicly since the June shooting. Police say the suspected shooter, James von Brunn, 89, was shot i...

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