The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture may want to add Trayvon Martin’s hoodie to its collection, according to its director, Lonnie Bunch.
Another one of those questions, he says: “Are we in a post-racial age? . . . This trial says, ‘No.’” Al Sharpton, the story explains, also likes the idea of its residing in D.C.
The museum, which also has the handcuffs used to restrain Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. in 2009, is currently under construction on the Mall in Washington, D.C., scheduled to open in 2015.