Posts by Lonnie Bunch, Andreas Etges and David Dean

Lonnie Bunch is the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He served as the founding director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) from 2005 to 2019. Andreas Etges (LMU Munich, Germany) and David Dean (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada) are editors of the journal International Public History.

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“I could imagine my ancestors smile” – Lonnie Bunch on the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The first African American Secretary of the Smithsonian and former director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture about the NMAAHC, museums and their role in creating inclusive national narratives.

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