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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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Funding at Halfway Point

Mayor Riley: International African American Museum funding at halfway point CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — With the announcement of a $500,000

IAAM Collaborates with Nonprofits

IAAM Collaborates with Nonprofits to Raise Awareness and Increase Conversations Around Racism and Inequality. Google to provide $375,000 to Charleston

Carolina Connections

U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who may very well be President Obama’s choice to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State,

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.

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