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Couple Donates $500,000 to International African American Museum, Offers A Way Forward Toward Racial Justice And Equity

CHARLESTON, S.C. —The International African American Museum announced a $500,000 donation from Mary Major and Bill Horton, a couple living 10 miles from Gadsden’s Wharf, the site where more than 40 percent of enslaved Africans arrived in America. The wharf, which was originally built in 1767 in Charleston, S.C., is now home to the museum, which is projected to open in 2022.

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Get To Know Martha Lou Gadsden.

In honor of International Women’s Month, the International African American Museum will be highlighting women who have, through their work,

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Get To Know Mary Moultrie.

In honor of International Women’s Month, the International African American Museum will be highlighting women who have, through their work,

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How Can We Make Kwanzaa Lit?

If you’re reading this, I have good news: you’ve made it another year! While it’s tradition to make bold predictions

IAAM THANKFUL FOR YOU!

We are thankful for the opportunity to service the Lowcountry with a museum as unique as ours. In a few

#IAAMmyHAIR Crowd Photos.

The IAAM Program Manager, Lauren Crawford, challenged participants of our “IAAM MY HAIR: MIXER” to take as many selfies as

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