“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