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A perfect fit for the Lewis museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History and Culture has been one of Baltimore's most underappreciated cultural gems for more than a decade. Housed in a high-tech building on Pratt Street downtown, it's still easy to miss amid the crush of entertainment venues, traffic snarls and other distractions around the Inner Harbor — despite its superb collection of art and artifacts chronicling more than 300 years of black struggle and achievement in the state.

But that may be about to change with the museum's announcement last week that Wanda Q. Draper, a veteran Baltimore journalist and public relations executive, will join the institution in September as its...