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I’m betting Trump just found out he can’t fire the head of the Smithsonian.

In a new memoir, Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch describes showing him the Museum of African American History’s exhibit on “the role of the Dutch in the slave trade. As he pondered the label...” 1/3
2/3 “...I felt that maybe he was paying attention to the work of the museum. He quickly proved me wrong. As he turned from the display he said to me, ‘You know, they love me in the Netherlands.’ All I could say was let’s continue walking.” 1/3
3/4 “There is little I remember about the rest of the hour we spent together. I was so disappointed in his response to one of the greatest crimes against humanity in history....His administration’s combative relationship with many in the African American community....”
4/4 “...from his feuding with Congressman John Lewis...to the attacks on professional athletes, the overwhelming number of those singled out for critical tweets were African American, to his refusal to criticize the white supremacists in Charlottesville....”
5/5 “...have deepened the racial divide. Many visitors have told me that since the election in 2016, the museum has gained even greater significance.” washingtonpost.com/entertainment/…
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