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“Topping Out” Ceremony Marks Major Milestone for International African American Museum
CHARLESTON, SC—July 10th, 2020—The construction of the International African American Museum is progressing as planned, despite the global presence of COVID-19. Today marks an important ...
The Story I’ll Tell
In 2007, as an undergrad in a study abroad program at the University of Ghana, I met a man who, through his storytelling, showed me ...
Amid COVID-19, church killings anniversary, Charleston Black history museum keeps eye on 2022 opening
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Amid COVID-19, protests against police brutality and the fifth anniversary of the mass killing of churchgoers here, a museum focused on the roots of African American ...
African American stories of unspeakable pain reverberate through US history
As seen in Post & Courier on June 7th 2020 By: Dr. Elijah Heyward III I am admittedly challenged writing this op-ed amid widespread protests ...
IAAM Board Meets 4/24/2020
The Board of Directors of the International African American Museum will meet on Friday, April 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held ...
The Impact of COVID-19 and Our Community Safety Response
Dear Friend, Like you, we are deeply concerned about the impact of COVID-19 in Charleston, South Carolina, and throughout the global community. Times like these ...
Spoleto Festival & Museum Partner to Offer Exclusive Local Discount
This weekend only, Spoleto and the International African American Museum partner to offer an exclusive 40% discount on a wide selection of 2019 Festival performances ...
Dominion Energy Gifts Nearly 1800 Museum Memberships to Students
Charleston, SC – Friday, February 7, 2020 – Today, teams from the International African American Museum (IAAM), Dominion Energy, and Charleston Promise Neighborhood (CPN) gathered ...
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