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Lonnie G. Bunch III. Older Black man in gray suit, tie, glasses, stands in front of Smithsonian podium.

Lonnie G. Bunch III Named New Secretary of Smithsonian Institution

The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture is the first Black person to lead the Institution since it was founded in 1846.

 Black Panther, Black Widow, Thor, Captain Marvel and the Hulk. Black man and White women and men in multicolored superhero outfits in front of navy background

Jeffrey Veregge Draws On His Indigenous Roots to Recreate Marvel Superheroes

The artist and member of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe rendered Black Panther, Ms. Marvel and other members of the Marvel pantheon in traditional formline style for an exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Black women in multicolored swimming attire on brown beach sand in front of blue ocean

Smithsonian Film Fest Unveils Moving Images of Everyday Black Joy

Archivists from the National Museum of African American History and Culture joined The Great Migration Home Movie Digitization Project participants to showcase archival footage from Black communities.

Peek Inside The Smithsonian's New Black America-Focused Museum

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture officially opens in September.