Take Note: Founding Director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Nov 17, 2017

Lonnie Bunch, founding director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Credit National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lonnie Bunch is the founding director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Bunch's career in museums spans nearly thirty years. Prior to his current position, Bunch worked at the National Museum of American History, the California African American Museum and the National Air and Space Museum. WPSU's Cheraine Stanford talked with Bunch about the ten years it took to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture and its importance to the American story.