Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune as we all know was an educator, philanthropist, humanitarian and founder of Bethune Cookman University. She raised money, motivated and inspired many students while she was alive and even today. I spent … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune
“No one, no, nor no one million ones dare deny me God, I go forth along, and stand as ten thousand.” -Maya Angelou, “Our Grandmothers” I bring my whole self to work every day, but I never come alone. I … Continue reading Jocelyn Imani shares her museum journey…
Intern & Fellows Program Manager, Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History You have a very unique family background that was highlighted in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Can you elaborate on your family’s history and … Continue reading Heritage Salon Spotlight: Omar Eaton-Martínez, M. Ed.
The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum is North Carolina’s first and only official State Historic Site to honor an African American and a woman. Continue reading Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
The Herndon House Museum is located in Atlanta, Georgia and was designated a National Landmark in 2000. Continue reading Herndon Home
Le Musée de f.p.c. located in New Orleans, Louisiana is one of only a few attractions of its kind in the United States. I stumbled upon the museum as I was researching free people of color. I was in love … Continue reading Le Musée de f.p.c., A House Museum Honoring The Legacy of Free People of Color
Archives & Museum Journey For as long as I can remember, I have always been passionate about preserving history and cultural legacies, but my journey into the museum, library and archives world began as a graduate student in the History … Continue reading Archives & Museum Journey, Danielle Hall
Headragged Generals in the Museum Alice Walker’s poem Women describes our ancestors as “Headragged Generals,” who “knew what we must know without knowing a page of it themselves.” It reminds me that black women have always been our leaders, … Continue reading Headragged Generals in the Museum, Aleia Brown