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Smithsonian Regents Name Lonnie Bunch 14th Smithsonian Secretary
May 30, 2019
The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents announced today it elected Lonnie G. Bunch III, director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, ... read more »
Famed for “Immortal” Cells, Henrietta Lacks is Immortalized in Portraiture at National Museum of African American History of Culture and the National Portrait Gallery
January 18, 2019
Kadir Nelson’s portrait captures the grace and kindness of Henrietta Lacks while nodding to her enduring biomedical legacy. (NPG and NMAAHC, Gift from Kadir Nelson and the JKBN Group LLC) In life, ... read more »
‘America in Color’ Features Civil Rights Events from 1920s to 1960s
June 29, 2017
The Smithsonian Channel will debut a new series featuring rare colorized footage and stills of significant civil rights events in U.S. history. ... read more »
Nooses on National Mall Echo Domestic Terrorism
June 22, 2017
Nooses on the National Mall Stoke Memories of “America’s Dark History” ... read more »
Smithsonian Channel’s “The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” Captures the Essence of the L.A. Uprising 
May 2, 2017
“The Lost Tapes: LA Riots” showed all the important events leading up to the 1992 uprising, from the protests for the firing of then chief Daryl Gates, to the shooting of Latasha Harlins. ... read more »
Black race team owner donates memorabilia to Smithsonian
February 9, 2017
The first African-American race team owner to compete in the Indianapolis 500 will be donating memorabilia to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. ... read more »
Smithsonian distributing more timed passes for new museum
October 5, 2016
Getting in to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture requires a timed entry pass, and now more of them are about to be distributed to the public. ... read more »

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