New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensAmerica's first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture opened Saturday with emotional but joyful words from the country's first black president.
Items From Dallas' Charley Pride Set For Museum Growing up the son of sharecroppers, Charley Pride developed a love of country music that propelled him into a legendary career as one of its biggest stars. Now, items donated by Pride are headed to the Smithsonian. Now, items donated by Pride from throughout his life will become part of the Smithsonian's upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture, set to open in 2015
President Obama Helps Break Ground On Black History MuseumPresident Barack Obama heralded a new national black history museum as "not just a record of tragedy, but a celebration of life" as he marked Wednesday's groundbreaking of the long-sought-after museum on the National Mall.