The rich and diverse fabric of African-American culture and accomplishment is on display and being celebrated in Washington, D.C.
Serena Williams, Toni Morrison, Puffy, Samuel Jackson, John Legend and Whoopi Goldberg are there.
There are fifty distinctive individuals…some weren’t as recognizable to me…others’ accomplishments shatter myopic and limited stereotypes.
These men and women were the ones who really filled me with pride, made me smile and compelled me to tell you that, if possible, you need to go and see The Black List.
Even if you’ve seen the HBO special, you will benefit and be moved by the museum experience.
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ life-sized portraits capture each individual’s humanity and soul.
Admission is free.
Yes, the Black List gave me goosebumps and my soul soared!
The National Portrait Gallery at the Smithsonian.
October 28, 2011 – April, 22, 2012
(Pictured from top to bottom are Steve Stoute, media mogul; Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations; and Deval Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts)