International African American Museum

Carolina Connections

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who may very well be President Obama’s choice to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, has South Carolina connections. Her father, Emmett Rice, was born in...

International African American Museum

1863 and 1963 in 2013

January 1, 1863: President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, setting the path for ending slavery in the United States. August 28, 1963: The March on Washington, where thousands...

International African American Museum

Birth of a Blog

It’s been a long time coming, but we are coming to life at the International African American Museum! After years of planning, studying and strategizing, the project is entering a new phase. Before...

Feeding the Hunger

Feeding the Hunger

Conde Nast Traveler listed Charleston as the number one city in the world to visit this year. Charleston hardly needs the tourism boost. From where I sit each day, hundreds of tourists stroll past...