America's Newest Museum Opens, Is a Showcase of African-American Experience

September 25, 2016 07:29 AM
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President Barack Obama led the nation in dedicating the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tens of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington Saturday as the new $540 million museum opened its doors to the public. VOA's Chris Simkins has more on the museum and those who made the journey to be among the first to see it.