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IAAM folks

Wilbur E. Johnson, Chair of the Board of Directors of the International African American Museum

Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors of the International African American Museum, former Mayor of the City of Charleston

Lucille Whipper, Lifetime Member of the Board of Directors of the International African American Museum, activist and former State Representative

Dr. Bernard E. Powers, Jr., Interim Chief Executive Officer of the International African American Museum

Dr. Elijah Heyward III, IAAM Chief Operating Officer of the International African American Musuem

People on the program

Reverend Eric S. C. Manning, Senior Pastor, Mother Emanuel AME Church

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, Mayor, Freetown, Sierra Leone

Syasia Coaxum, Burke High School Student. Grew up in Gadsden Green on the peninsula of Charleston. Year-round athlete (volleyball, softball, basketball.) Describes herself as “unapologetically me.”

Congressman James E. Clyburn, Majority Whip in the United States House of Representatives

Student Photographers

DESIGN TEAM

Architecture
Henry Cobb, Founding Partner, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
Curtis “Curt” Moody, CEO, Moody Nolan

Landscape Architecture
Walter Hood, Landscape Architecture, Hood Design Studio. Recent recipient of MacArthur Genius Award and the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize

Exhibit Design
Ralph Appelbaum, Principal In Charge, Ralph Appelbaum Associates