Six design teams will compete for two months to design a national black history museum on the National Mall.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture was granted a prominate position on the national mall between the Washington Monument and Capitol.
Museum director Lonnie Bunch, who will lead a jury to make the final selection, is looking for a design that "speaks about resiliency, optimism and spirituality".
In early April, the six design proposals will go on display at the Smithsonian Castle for the public to help choose a winner by April 10.
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