Museum Charts Spread of Africans Across Globe

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The Museum of the African Diaspora, the latest addition to San Francisco's Museum Row, opens its doors to the public Friday.

Through art and artifacts, the museum aims to tell at least part of the story of all people who can trace their roots to Africa — from present day to ancient times.

This iconic photo of a little girl is a key visual image at the San Francisco museum.

This iconic photo of a little girl is a key visual image at the San Francisco museum. Chester Higgins Jr./Museum of the African Diaspora hide caption

itoggle caption Chester Higgins Jr./Museum of the African Diaspora

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