The museum opened a year ago to unprecedented interest and acclaim. Join the anniversary celebration with a weekend of free events and performances Sept. 23-24, as well as a special panel discussion with the Little Rock Nine, the students who integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Continue reading National Museum of African American History and Culture celebrates first anniversary
The entire Smithsonian community is given voice in this statement from Lonnie Bunch III, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Only when we illuminate the dark corners and tell the unvarnished truth can we learn history’s lessons and bridge the gaps that divide us. Continue reading The tragedy in Charlottesville