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Bank of America Doubles 
Support to IAAM for Programming 
and Operations

CHARLESTON, S.C. —The International African American Museum announced a new gift from Bank of America, bringing its total investment in the museum to more than $1,000,000. This most recent gift builds on a 2018 gift of $500,000 to the museum’s capital campaign. 

The additional $500,000 grant will be used to support development of the museum programming, curriculum, and operational plans, as well as the continued recruitment and hiring of the museum’s leadership team who will steward and drive the mission of telling the untold stories of the African American journey for audiences across the country. 

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Announcements

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.

Birth of a Blog

It’s been a long time coming, but we are coming to life at the International African American Museum! After years

Community

Feeding the Hunger

Conde Nast Traveler listed Charleston as the number one city in the world to visit this year. Charleston hardly needs

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