Black History Month message from the Secretary of the Smithsonian

Secretary of the Smithsonian, Lonnie G. Bunch III.

As part of our celebration of Black History Month, the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, Lonnie G. Bunch III, recorded a special message for us about the importance of Black History Month for both the U.S. & UK. We hope that you are inspired to seek out further stories of those who’ve contributed so much outside the limelight.