Jay Ellis was named as the new host of "How Did They Build That?" which airs on the Smithsonian Channel. Season Two of the series launches Sunday, July 10.

The Smithsonian Institute has established and maintained some of the United States’ best-known museums and national parks. It’s an institution that ensures the preservation of our country’s most historic moments and provides context to those moments for the consumption of future generations. For the first time ever, a black man is taking over the day-to-day […]

As of Friday, Oprah Winfrey, the queen of daytime television and everyone’s auntie (or at least mine in my mind) was honored with her own exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Oprah is easily one of the most influential women of our time and continues to be. The “Watching […]