Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III Discusses Memoir “A Fool’s Errand”

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On Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m., at Francis A. Gregory Library, 3660 Alabama Ave. SE, Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and founding director of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture discusses his book ìFool’s Errand: Creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the Age of Bush, Obama, and Trumpî. Secretary Bunchís tale of the triumphs and challenges of bringing the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture to life is by turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, bittersweet, and above all, a compelling read. Copies of the book with pre-signed bookplates will be available for purchase. Secretary Bunch will be in conversation with Prof. Dana Williams of Howard University.