Ford to Donate $1M to Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture

Source: Erin C.J. Robertson/The Root.Com Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture received a major show of support from the Ford Motor Co. on July 4. Smithsonian and Ford mutually announced the $1 million endowment at the 20th anniversary of the Essence Festival in New Orleans, with the Twitter hashtag #fordgivesback. Once the museum—spanning a 5-acre plot on …