Heartbroken Missouri mother wants drug dealers to "see what they are doing to our families"
“We still feel the pain and the loss like it was yesterday," Gov. Cuomo says after giving those in rescue and cleanup more time for claims
Lonnie G. Bunch III, the founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, gave a tour of the new museum to "CBS This Morning" co-hosts Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell. He highlighted some of the museum's prized artifacts, including slave rebellion leader Nat Turner's bible.
Brandon Jackson, 20, from Queens, N.Y., was killed in a single-car wreck, the U.S. Military Academy says
A 21-gun salute was part of military dog Ireland's memorial service. She served two tours in Iraq as a bomb-sniffing canine.
The structure of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture is the result of a collaboration between a team of renowned architects. Phil Freelon and David Adjaye submitted their proposed design in 2009. Along with their late colleague J. Max Bond Jr., they beat some of the world's most influential architects to win the commission. Freelon and Adjaye shares how their idea came to life.
The sports exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture shows the rich culture of black athletes and how their excellence helped advance the nation. James Brown shows us the role of sports in the march toward a more equal society.
In her film for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, director Ava DuVernay included the brutal killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till, who was murdered after reportedly whistling at at white woman in 1955. In a conversation with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King, DuVernay explains the powerful influence of Till's death, and draws a comparison to the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Burke Ramsay, now 20 years old, talks about what it was like to be a suspected of murder at the age of 6
One of the most poignant exhibits at the National Museum of African American History and Culture contains artifacts from an 18th century slave ship named for St. Joseph. The vessel sank off Cape Town, South Africa, killing 212 slaves locked below deck. "CBS Evening News" anchor and "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his report on a breakthrough in the underwater mission that recovered some of those remnants.
Director Ava DuVernay made an orientation film for the National Museum of African American History and Culture about the significance of August 28 in black history. DuVernay spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about the museum, reacting after finding out that a quote of her own will be displayed at the museum.
From a former slave's freedom paper to a Tuskegee Airmen's jacket, families have donated thousands of heirlooms to the National Museum of African American History and Culture
One of the most celebrated protests of the civil rights era happened in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960. An exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture highlights a sit-in by black college students to force Woolworth's and another chain store to desegregate their lunch counters. Loretta Lynch, who was born in Greensboro and became the first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney general, joins "CBS This Morning" to share her family's history.
Retired Gen. Colin Powell's Army uniform is on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. Powell became the first black Joint Chiefs chairman, retiring from the Pentagon as a four-star general. He was also the first black secretary of state. He and his wife are not only donors to the museum, but also serve on the museum council. Powell joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss black Americans' contributions to the U.S. military and more.
Athletes join San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest
A pioneer of the civil rights movement visits the new Smithsonian museum dedicated to African-American history and culture
Georgia Congressman John Lewis has risked his life many times in the fight for civil rights. He has been a central figure in that movement for more than half a century and has fought in Congress for 15 years to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Lewis joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss who he was inspired by and recount his experiences.
Police say the 20-year-old was with several friends trespassing at the Superfund site when she fell to her death
Judge Robert Wilkins, who helped bring the National Museum of African American History and Culture to life, says he gets "goosebumps to see it happening"
As "CBS This Morning" broadcasts live from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, we take a look at the museum's vivid path. It's been a long road, and the story of this museum, like the African-American experience, is one of trial and triumph. Jan Crawford reports.