Memorabilia From National Museum of African American History & Culture

AliHeadgear

In light of the recent groundbreaking for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, which is the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution, BlackEnterprise.com secured images of some of the many artifacts that will fill the five-acre site, set to open in 2015. Here's a journey through our past. —Derek T. Dingle 

Muhammad Ali Headgear, 5th Street Gym, c. 1960s

"The Greatest" spent his formative years in this gym and the surrounding neighborhood that had a dynamic mixture of race, politics and culture. In these early years, Cassius Clay began the transformation into Muhammad Ali.

In light of the recent groundbreaking for the National Museum of African American History &…

Courtesy of National Museum of African American History & Culture

  • Bill Costen

    Very Nice Collection