The International African American Museum will be built on the former site of Gadsden’s Wharf.

Joe Riley expects to raise $75M

Charleston Mayor Joe Riley expects to raise $75 million for the International African American Museum before he leaves office The shooting deaths of nine black people by a suspect who is an avowed...

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...