Libertie: A Novel comes from the critically acclaimed and Whiting Award–winning author of We Love You, Charlie Freeman. Author Kaitlyn Greenidge weaves an unforgettable story about one young Black girl's attempt to find a place where she can be fully, and only, herself. Inspired by the life of one of the first Black female doctors in the United States and rich with historical detail, Greenidge's immersive novel will resonate with readers eager to understand our present through a deep, moving, and lyrical dive into our past.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the nation's largest and most comprehensive cultural destination devoted exclusively to exploring, documenting, and showcasing the African American story and its impact on American and world history. Established by an Act of Congress in 2003, it is the culmination of decades of efforts to establish a national museum that promotes and highlights the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected close to 37,000 objects.