Welcome to ABHM!

ABHM builds public awareness of the harmful legacies of slavery in America and promotes racial repair, reconciliation, and healing.

We envision a society that remembers its past in order to shape a better future – a nation undivided by race where every person matters equally.

 

 ABHM is an entirely online museum!

Currently we do not have a building, but ground will be broken on April 4, 2017 for our new museum space in Milwaukee WI.

To make this dream a reality, we need your help! Please donate what you can.



 

ABHM is a program of the nonprofit Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation, Inc. – and a

Some of the things you can do here online:

• Visit the Galleries to learn about little-known parts of African American History.

• Catch up on what’s happening today in the ongoing struggle for rights and respect for African Americans.

Sign up as a Friend of ABHM to receive email notices of ABHM’s educational events, interracial dialogues, and new exhibits.

Please support our work with a tax-deductible donation. Thanks so much!




 

ABHM is a program of the nonprofit Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation, Inc. – and a

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 • Join Us for a Milwaukee Premiere – March 26, 2017! •

See Award-Winning Film & Support ABHM!

Pressed by his professors and peers at historically black Meharry Medical College, Eli Rosenberg must discover who he really is and what he truly values. A tale both moving and humorous about coming of age as a “fish out of water” in Nashville during the turbulent ’60s.  Inspired by the true story of the first white student admitted to this august African American institution.

Winner of the American Black Film Festival Grand Jury Award 2016 among many other awards. Starring Keith David and Lamman Rucker, currently appearing in OWN series Greenleaf.

Buy tickets here.

More info about the film and director here.

 


NOW ON SALE! 

Winner of the 2016 IPPY Silver Medal for Non-Fiction, Great Lakes Region

Winner of the 2016 IPPY Silver Medal for Non-Fiction, Great Lakes Region

New, greatly expanded – and award-winning – edition of Dr. Cameron’s memoir, A Time of Terror: A Survivor’s Story

The book includes the only eyewitness account of a lynching ever written by a survivor.

• Read more about the book and download excerpts here.

• Buy individual copies at Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

• Buy in quantity for your class or book club here (scroll to Quantity Sales form).

 

 
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