Posts Tagged ‘Smithsonian Institution’

Video : American Family Visits Buddhas of Bamiyan in 1971

The Facebook Page for The Kabul Museum posted this video from a 1971 video guide called “Adventure in Afghanistan,” of what were the Buddhas of Bamiyan before the Taliban militants destroyed them in 2001.

Gates Foundation Gives $10 Million to Smithsonian African American History Museum

Does anyone else find it slightly funny that the United States is slated to begin construction on an African American History Museum the same year the world is supposed to end? In a major vote of confidence for the planned Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation […]