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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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IAAM Receives $350,000 Pledge from SunTrust

SunTrust Bank Charitable Irrevocable Trust Pledges $350,000 to International African American Museum Museum Values Align With SunTrust: Strengthen Communities, Elevate Diversity

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