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Nelson Mandela’s Archives Now Available Online

At a news conference in Johannesburg Tuesday, Mandela’s archivists and Google said their $1.25 million project to digitally preserve a record of the anti-apartheid leader’s life is now online. The…

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NPR’s Ann-Elise Henzel interviews Virgil Cameron and Fran Kaplan about ABHM’s Virtual Museum

A brief interview with Virgil Cameron, son of ABHM Founder James Cameron, and Dr. Fran Kaplan, Coordinator of the new Virtual Museum.

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Welcome to ABHM!

Thank you for visiting ABHM! This is more than a website: it’s a 3400+ page Virtual Museum!So what can you do here?Here are just a few ideas: Discover seldom-told stories…

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Events Calendar Facility Rental Share The Original Brick-and-Mortar Museum (1984-2008) America’s Black Holocaust Museum was founded in 1984 in a Milwaukee, Wisconsin storefront by Dr. James Cameron, the only known…

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About

About ABHM Share About ABHM Our Mission and Vision What is the Black Holocaust? Our Four Themes: Remembrance, Resistance, Redemption, Reconciliation Dr. Cameron: Founder, Lynching Survivor “A Time of Terror:…

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Our Mission and Vision

ABHM builds public awareness of the harmful legacies of slavery and Jim Crow in America and promotes racial repair, reconciliation, and healing. A society that remembers its past in order to shape a better future – a nation undivided by race where every person matters equally.

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Our Museum’s Response to Milwaukee’s Recent Unrest

Because America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, visitors to ABHM online have inquired about our response to the recent unrest in a predominantly black neighborhood in…

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Remembering the Black Holocaust

Dr. Fran Kaplan, Coordinator of America’s Black Holocaust Virtual Museum [Fall 2011-Fall 2017], speaks about the online museum and how, as a white woman, she became involved.

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Bronzeville District street in Milwaukee renamed for Black pioneer Dr. William Finlayson

Milwaukee residents may notice a new street sign marking Dr. William Finlayson Street in honor of an important Black OBGYN.

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The Kids Are Not Alright: Addressing Student Trauma

From COVID-19 to school shootings, today’s students face unique trauma, which can have lasting mental health effects.

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