Jan
22

ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Jan. 14 – Jan. 20, 2018

ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Jan. 14 – Jan. 20, 2018

We focused on America’s troubled history of racism this week and considered plans for a new Native American Veterans’ Memorial, a reimagining of a pivotal Civil War battle, a thoughtful essay by Lonnie Bunch and reviews of the new exhibition, “Americans.” Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Jan. 14 – Jan. 20, 2018

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Aug
21

The tragedy in Charlottesville

The tragedy in Charlottesville

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