Oct 17, 2009

Bill Gates Gives 10 Million $ to Black History Museum

Another reason why I like Bill Gates :)




WASHINGTON — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is giving $10 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture planned for the National Mall in Washington.

The grant announced Thursday will support the capital campaign for design and construction of the new museum.

Allan Golston, president of the foundation's U.S. programs, says the museum will make the stories and history of African Americans available to everyone.

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