Lonnie Bunch

Lonnie Bunch III, the founding director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has now been appointed secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. He’s the first African American leader in the institution’s 173-year history. His nomination was approved Tuesday by the Smithsonian’s Board of Regents. Bunch succeeds David J. Skorton, who announced his […]

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now were on hand to chronicle the historic moment, and spoke with a number of dignitaries, as well as celebrities, who came from all over the country to experience the venue directly after the dedication ceremony ended.

  Roland Martin talks to Lonnie Bunch about the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture and the major international research…