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Inspired By Gullah Geechee History,
Yawkey Foundation Donates $1MM To International African American Museum

Charleston, S.C. – The International African American Museum has received a grant of $1 million from the Yawkey Foundation in support of the Museum’s inaugural year of operations and installation and development of the Gullah Geechee exhibition gallery. This gallery is dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding about the Gullah Geechee people – descendants of Africans who were enslaved on the rice, indigo, and Sea Island cotton plantations of the lower Atlantic coast.

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Happy 4th of July!

If you have a few minutes, we recommend that you read the Declaration of Independence, whose ratification is what we’re celebrating

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Today Is Juneteenth!

Today is Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day. It is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement

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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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