Preview museum exterior 2500pxwide The NMAAHC dedication ceremony. Photo: Alan Karchmer for the NMAAHC

Grapple with what “place” means for a people serially displaced throughout history. Stanford historians James Campbell, MA ’83, PhD ’89, and Allyson Hobbs, who directs the program in African and African American studies, provide a sneak peek of the exhibits at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which tell stories of hardship and uplift.

Reporting by Erin Sonnenschein; Video by Erin Attkisson