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Smithsonian museum director interested in Trayvon Martin hoodie

The director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is reportedly interested in obtaining the hoodie worn by Trayvon Martin for the museum's collection.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 07:31am EDT

Tags: The Washington Post, Lonnie Bunch, Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman

Smithsonian to host funk concert on National Mall

Funk music will have its place on the National Mall this summer during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:03am EDT

Tags: Smithsonian Folklife Festival,

Museum ceremony closes roads around National Mall

Roads are closing around the National Mall as the Smithsonian holds a ceremony for the groundbreaking of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 10:05am EST

Tags: D.C., Smithsonian, MEgan Cloherty

Black history museum to break ground with Obama

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 08:24am EST

Tags: Smithsonian,

Obama budget calls for $47M Smithsonian increase

The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama's budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities.

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 11:06am EST

Tags: National Museum of American History, National Zoo, Smithsonian Institution