ABHM Co-Sponsors “Racial Justice: The Courage to Act” with Head Griot Reggie Jackson Speaking on Segregation in Milwaukee

Written by: Keith McAllister Edited by: Zak Morse     April 1st fell on a Saturday this year, and community members from more than 20 different churches and organizations around Milwaukee gathered at Alverno College to engage in the impactful social justice event, Racial Justice: The Courage to Act. The event left attendees with much…

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Lynching Survivor’s Memoir Wins Prestigious Book Award

Dr. James Cameron’s memoir A Time of Terror: A Survivor’s Story received the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Silver Award for the Great Lakes – Best Regional Non-Fiction during a ceremony held May 10th in Chicago. It is the only account of a lynching ever written by a survivor. The prize-winning 3rd edition contains 50 vintage photos, over 100 background notes, never-before-published chapters, and a Foreword, Introduction, and Afterword.

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ABHM featured on Milwaukee Public Television

The August 5, 2015 MPTV program Trippin’ includes a virtual visit to ABHM and describes the rich historical and contemporary resources to be found on the site. Three other Wisconsin museums that exhibit local and national black history are also visited.

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