Americas Black Holocaust Museum Archives

America’s Black Holocaust Museum officially reopens

March 3, 2022

On Friday, February 25, 2022, America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) officially reopened its doors with a ribbon cutting celebration at its new home in the The Griot, 401 W. North Ave. America’s Black Holocaust Museum is reemerging in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood more than a decade after it was forced to close. In 2008, two… [Read More]

America’s Black Holocaust Museum receives a $10-million commitment

December 23, 2021

America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) is the recipient of a $10 million commitment made by an anonymous donor through the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. This transformational commitment is in support of ABHM’s recent announcement to reopen on February 25, 2022, and a strategic plan by NMBL Strategies that provides a roadmap to growth and sustainability for… [Read More]

Six underrated cities in the US to celebrate Black history all year long

May 27, 2021

We are well into the start of a new year, and for Black Americans, that means reconciling all that the last year put us through. We navigated a lot in 2020, both within our own homes and in our nation at large. But now, as the clouds begin to clear, we are beginning to look… [Read More]

America’s Black Holocaust Museum unveils new sculpture

January 30, 2020

On Friday, January 24, 2020, America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) hosted a sculpture unveiling of the Sanford Biggers sculpture BAM (Seated Warrior), which will be on permanent display at the museum. The sculpture was a generous donation by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation through an anonymous donor. Pictured at the unveiling are (from left) Dr. James… [Read More]

America’s Black Holocaust Museum board hosts luncheon for film maker

November 27, 2019

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, The America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) Board of Directors hosted its first official luncheon since the reopening of the museum earlier this fall at 401 West North Ave. As part of the Milwaukee Film Festival Black Lens, African Black Holocaust Museum was the community sponsor of Jacqueline Olive’s film “Always… [Read More]

America’s Black Holocaust Museum welcomes new President and CEO Dr. Robert M. Davis

September 12, 2019

The Dr. James Cameron Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Robert “Bert” Davis has been selected as the new President and CEO of America’s Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM). Dr. Davis stepped into his new role on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Dr. Davis assumes leadership on the eve of the reopening of the beloved… [Read More]

Actor Danny Glover helps celebrate the 30th anniversary of America’s Black Holocaust Museum

June 21, 2018

On Monday, June 18, 2018, America’s Black Holocaust Museum celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of the original ABHM. This occasion was marked with the opening of the new museum space for the ABHM as well as The Griot apartment complex located at 401 W. North Avenue. While the new museum will not be… [Read More]