Oct
21

A People’s Journey, a Nation’s Story: The Philosophy

A People’s Journey, a Nation’s Story: The Philosophy

The long-awaited opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture generated worldwide attention. We’ve gathered some of the most interesting, compelling and thought-provoking coverage to show the philosophy behind the way the museum will view the American story through an African American lens. Continue reading A People’s Journey, a Nation’s Story: The Philosophy

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Aug
31

Our History, Our Culture

Our History, Our Culture

With the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture this month, the Smithsonian gains a valuable and vital asset, essential to discovering, understanding and sharing the past, present, and future of America. Creating the museum was a huge undertaking, and no one knows this better than Lonnie Bunch, noted scholar and founding director. I spoke with Lonnie to learn about the achievements and ambitions of the newest member of our museum family. Continue reading Our History, Our Culture