Smithsonian to Open New Museum Honoring African American History and Culture


People like Ida B. Wells-Barnett and W.E.B. DuBois will be featured in a new museum built by the Smithsonian in Washington D.C. (Photos courtesy Public Domain, Flickr, and the Library of Congress.)

I’ve always loved history. There’s something thrilling about learning where we come from, reading the stories about our ancestors and learning how similar they are to us today, and discovering how past events shaped the world we live in now. That’s why I am excited to tell  you that the Smithsonian is currently building a brand new museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. that is slated to open in 2015. Read more of this post