America’s Black Holocaust Museum is a program of the nonprofit Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation.

Our Purpose: To honor and advance the work of civil rights pioneer, Dr. James Cameron by

  • researching, preserving and sharing the African American experience as an integral part of American history and culture,
  • promoting interracial dialogue, and
  • fostering racial repair and reconciliation.

Our Mission: To widen and deepen the public’s appreciation of the African American experience.

Our Vision: We envision a humane and peaceful world in which all individuals and communities thrive.


Cameron Legacy Foundation Programs:


  • America’s Black Holocaust Virtual Museum (
    • 2950+ online exhibits recounting stories of the African
      American experience from the early 1600’s to today to a global
    • Mobile exhibits supported by public talks to venues around
      Southeast Wisconsin


  • Griots To Go Speakers Bureau & ABHM Presents Public Programming (for speakers, contact: info at
    • Lecture/discussion series, intergroup dialogues,
      workshops, multimedia and panel presentations, book talks,
      and arts and humanities presentations – about both historical and contemporary race relations
    • Interviews, background text, and images about issues of race and
      racism provided to local, regional and national media
    • Consulting for schools, universities, churches, community-based
      and arts organizations on regional and national
      conferences, curricula, and special projects


  • LifeWrites Press (
    • Original print and electronic books


And coming in Spring 2018, our new bricks-and-mortar museum in the Griot Building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin!


To make a tax-deductible contribution to support our work, click here.