The Root Recommends: The America I Am Exhibit

Tavis Smiley's African-American history exhibit tours the country.

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It's been around since 2009, and the Tavis Smiley-backed "America I Am: The African American Imprint" exhibit is still traveling the country.

Its latest stop is at Washington, D.C.'s National Geographic Museum. Really, there's no better time than Black History Month to check out the exhibit, which features, among other fascinating artifacts, the key to the Birmingham jail cell where Martin Luther King Jr. was held, Rosa Parks' fingerprint card and Prince's infamous Super Bowl guitar. "America I Am" will be at the National Geographic Museum until May 2, when it will move on to St. Louis, Mo. Buy tickets here.

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