Cover Story: Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture

The hopes, dreams and aspirations for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in our nation’s capital have been resilient, remarkable and are now a reality.

Cover Story Smithsonian National Museum of African American History

Its triumphant opening on Saturday, September 24, 2016 with a dedication ceremony and ribbon cutting by President Barack Obama, our nation's first African American President, illumenated the significance of this extraordinary event that will be remembered for generations to come. 

Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong