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10 Behind-the-Scenes Photos From the Smithsonian's Long-Awaited Black History and Culture Museum

Check out pics of a Tuskeegee Airmen plane, the P-Funk Mothership and more in this roundup from yesterday’s media day at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Maria Borges Makes History with Natural Hair at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

The Angolan is the first black supermodel¬†to sport natural hair during the annual televised fashion show.

Report: At Least 14 Heat-Related Deaths in Texas Prisons Since 2007

Temperatures hit a heat index of 149 degrees Fahrenheit.

Death Row Inmates Sue Louisiana Facility for Cruel and Unusual Heat Conditions

Death row inmates spend 23 hours a day in cells so hot the cinder block walls burn when touched.