IAAM Gets $100,000 from First Citizens

First Citizens Bank has generously donated $100,000 in the International African American Museum (IAAM), which is slated to break ground later this year. For more than a century, First Citizens has successfully served its customers while adhering to its fundamental values of “working hard, working with integrity, listening to what its customers have to say […]

IAAM Supports Interactive Map

Charleston Justice Journey -” It begins with an interactive map of historic sites, but it can develop into much more, Holman said. Over the summer, more content will be added and a mobile app developed.” Read full article in Post and Courier.

Denny’s Throws Support to IAAM

Article by Dave Munday Published in the Post and Courier on January 18, 2018 January 18, 2018 — Denny’s, the Upstate-based casual restaurant chain that serves meals around the clock, has joined the list of financial backers for Charleston’s International African American Museum with a $200,000 pledge. A Denny’s board member with ties to Charleston […]

The State: …SC’s black Confederate soldiers? None fought for the South

Walter Edgar, member of the IAAM Board of Directors, quoted in article published in The State newspaper entitled, “A monument to SC’s black Confederate soldiers? None fought for the South, experts say.” Edgar says, In all my years of research, I can say I have seen no documentation of black South Carolina soldiers fighting for […]

Read the Roots’ Exclusive Interview with IAAM CEO and CFH Leader.

On the day of the International African American’s launch of the Center for Family History website, The Root posted their exclusive interview with IAAM CEO Michael Boulware Moore and CFH’s leader Toni Carrier. In this interview, they discussed the history of the museum, the purpose of the CFH, and why this center is such an […]

IAAM’s CFH Gets Coverage on AtlantaBlackStar.com.

The Atlanta Blackstar–which is one of the largest online platforms for black news, opinion, and information–recently covered the IAAM’s launch of the Center for Family History‘s website. Take a look at their coverage by clicking the link below. [SOURCE]

IAAM Center for Family History Featured on ColorLines.

Via ColorLines: “The International African American Museum (IAAM) strives to be more than just a collection of exhibits and historical artifacts. Instead, the future Charleston, South Carolina, institution wants to extend its mission of understanding Black family history to individual visitors, starting with its new Center for Family History.” We couldn’t have said it any […]

Live 5 News’ Brad Streicher Makes Video About IAAM CFH Site Launch.

Many thanks to Brad Streicher of the CBS Live 5 News channel for joining us at our press announcement. Brad created, and shared via Facebook, a short clip about the announcement and we wanted to share it with our supporters. Learn more about the Center for Family History today by visiting our CFH website. [SOURCE]

Channel 4 Covers the Center for Family History Launch.

Caroline Balchunas covered the launch of the International African American Museum’s Center for Family History for ABC Channel 4 News. Make sure to visit their site to see the short view clip created for the event as it won’t embed on our page, unfortunately. [SOURCE]

IAAM CFH Website Launch Covered by The Chronicle.

On Tuesday, July 18th, the International African American Museum announced the launch of our new Center for Family History website at a press event held at the Blackbaud campus on Daniel Island. The oldest Black centric newspaper in Charleston, the Chronicle, was kind enough to write about the website’s launch. [SOURCE]