Maryland Well-Represented In New African American MuseumAlthough the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture opens Saturday in the heart of Washington, its neighboring state of Maryland has a strong presence.
Black American Journey Finally Enshrined in National MuseumWhen the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opens this week alongside the Washington Monument and the National Museum of American History, it will firmly -- and finally -- anchor the black experience in the nation's narrative.
U.S. Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts On National MallCrews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture while it's still under construction on the National Mall.
Winfrey Giving $12M To New African-American MuseumOprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington's National Mall that will document African-American life.
Obama Budget Calls For $59M Smithsonian IncreaseThe Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of $59 million in President Barack Obama's budget proposal for new education programs and to continue building a new black history museum on the National Mall.
Gabby Douglas Donates Olympic Items To SmithsonianOlympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas is donating personal items to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Turkish Embassy Brings Back Jazz Tradition In D.C.The Turkish Embassy is hosting another season of jazz concerts in Washington to help mark the groundbreaking next week of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Smithsonian Black History Museum Accepts KKK RobesThe Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture has acquired two robes of the Ku Klux Klan to be shown in its future home on the National Mall.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival Opens On Mall In D.C.The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is opening on the National Mall, where visitors can learn about Colombia, the Peace Corps and the history of rhythm and blues music.