Smithsonian Curators Tell the Story of Black Life in America

November 7, 2016
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Among the 38,000 items on display at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the one that never fails to make Museum Specialist Kevin Strait, PhD ’10, smile is the one that almost didn’t make it there: Chuck Berry’s Cadillac. Strait is one of several Department of American Studies alumni serving as curators, designers and specialists at the museum.