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Black History Month is a time to celebrate the fullness of African American history and culture, but that cannot be contained in one month alone. Join us, the world's largest African American museum, to humanize history and objects through the lives, tragedies and triumphs of everyday people—while paying tribute to Black pioneers' trailblazing contributions.
Because it helps us to remember, there is no more powerful force than a people steeped in their history.
Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, Smithsonian Institution