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WASHINGTON (ChurchMilitant.com) - A pro-life organization is opening an African American genocide exhibit outside the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC).
The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR) issued a press release announcing the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) launch as a permanent exhibit on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on January 26, the day before the March for Life.
The GAP is an exhibit using graphic imagery of dehumanization and genocide in the 19th and 20th centuries, correlating abortion as a modern form of genocide.
"Our purpose is to illuminate the conceptual similarities which exist between abortion and more widely recognized forms of genocide," The CBR explains. "This is important because perpetrators of genocide always call it something else, and the word 'abortion' has, therefore, lost most of its meaning."
The NMAAHC opened its doors in September 2016 as the newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Its purpose, according to its founding director, is to "tell the American story through the lens of African American history and culture."
The CBR, however, cautions some of the NMAAHC's exhibits cross the line from historical facts into propaganda, especially the promotion of the Black Lives Matter movement. The latter has joined its support with Planned Parenthood to promote abortion in the African American community.
"There is a clear and present danger, however, that this otherwise appropriate museum will be used by the political left as a radical propaganda center," cautions the press release. "Because the American people are funding what purports to be a vehicle for the education of all (especially all students), it is important to ensure that the entire story of African American history be objectively told."
The organization further comments that it "strongly supports the African American Museum of History and Culture." This support extends "only to the extent that it is an intellectually honest institution," asserting that it "cannot stand idly by and watch it be hijacked by angry activists who wield a divisive political agenda."
Jacqueline Hawkins, CBR's director of minority outreach, is overseeing the permanent exhibit and will be working daily along with other volunteers to explain the exhibit to passersby, to hand out literature and to engage people for discussion on the subject of abortion as black genocide.
Recent numbers indicate that of the 58.5 million abortions since its legalization by the Supreme Court in 1973, between 36 percent and 40.5 percent of all abortions have been perpetrated against black children. Between 21 to 23.6 million black children have been murdered in the womb.
The organization maintains that Planned Parenthood's abortion business "has suppressed the black vote more effectively than poll taxes, literacy tests, voter ID requirements and Ku Klux Klan lynchings combined."
The group still needs funding, housing and volunteers. Hawkins can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org