Executive Director’s COVID-19 Message

Dear AAAM Members and Supporters: I hope this message finds you well. I’m sure many of you have had to make the hard decision to temporarily close your museum or are grappling with the idea to close your doors to the public in light of the coronavirus.  Our office stands with you as we try to find our way through COVID-19.   Please refer below for

THE FIGHT TO PRESERVE AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

AMERICAN CHRONICLES FEBRUARY 3, 2020 ISSUE Activists and preservationists are changing the kinds of places that are protected—and what it means to preserve them. By Casey Cep January 27, 2020 No one knows what happened to Gabriel’s body. Born into slavery the year his country declared its freedom, he trained as a plantation blacksmith and