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Lonnie G. Bunch III: making history as the first black secretary of the Smithsonian

This week, the Smithsonian Institution (SI) ushered in a new secretary making museum history. Lonnie G. Bunch III took his position with the SI on June 16th becoming the Institution’s 14th secretary and first African American to lead the SI’s 19 museums, 21 libraries, and the National Zoo on a day-to-day basis. He also stands […]