This past Saturday was the opening of the new National Museum of African-American History. Whenever I get back to Washington, DC, I am going to spend at least 2 days at this museum. It looks magnificent.
It was a glorious opening ceremony.
hat tip-The Obama Diary
Lonnie Bunch, the head of this project, who strapped it onto his back, and made it happen.
Pete Souza: Vice President Joe Biden greets 99-year-old Ruth Bonner, a daughter of a young slave who escaped to freedom, as Dr. Jill Biden greets another generation of the Bonner family who rang the Freedom Bell with the President and First Lady to mark the official opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Samuel L. Jackson and Jesse Jackson
Baseball Legend Henry ‘ Hank’ Aaron
President Obama hugs Congressman John Lewis.
Pete Souza: President Obama greets the Tennessee State University Marching Band at the White House following a reception for the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The band entertained arriving guests on the South Lawn.