Resources

America’s Black Holocaust Museum is one of a growing web of resources about the African American experience as part of American history and culture. We hope that our exhibits leave you wanting to know more and eager to delve deeper.

To help you on your voyage of discovery, this page provides links to other online resources that address the topics covered in the museum. Return often, as we add new material frequently as new exhibits come online.

 

Exhibits

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TOUR: An Introduction to the Museum

This tour takes you to ten exhibits, each highlighting one or more special ways that the museum tells its story.

 
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TOUR: Racial Repair, Reconciliation and Redemption

A virtual tour of five exhibits about racial repair, reconciliation, and redemption. The first gives a thorough review of the topic; the other four are stories of personal and community repairs and reconciliation.

 
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List of Museums of African American History and Culture in the USA

A list of names, dates founded, and links to African American historical and cultural institutions across the country.

 
Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine students who integrated Central High in Little Rock AR, walked through an angry white mob shouting epithets.

Bibliography – I Am Somebody! The Struggle for Justice

These sources include writing by and about the leaders and unsung heroes of the struggle for justice waged by black Americans and their white allies in the 1950s to 1970s.

 
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Bibliography – One Hundred Years Of Jim Crow

If you want to dig deeper into the issues of the Jim Crow era, this extensive bibliography will get you started.

 
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Bibliography – Three Centuries of Enslavement

These resources can help you learn more about what it meant to be enslaved – and how people resisted the “peculiar institution” of slavery.

 
Jan Buchler, who recently retired as the director of a community-based organization, served as a facilitator of one of the diverse dialog groups at the 100th Birthday Celebration for Dr. James Cameron: A Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation. (James Causey, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

The 2014 Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation – Live!

A video series of presentations by scholars and activists at ABHM’s 2014 Gathering for Racial Repair and Reconciliation.

 
Stories Behind the Postcards

Lynching Links

Visit other sites to see works of art, theater, film, and new media, as well as an exhibition of lynching souvenir postcards. Find ancestors who were lynched through several genealogy sites.

Stay tuned….More links will be added as exhibits are added to the Jim Crow Gallery.