16 May 2024

11:30 a.m. ET

Mark your calendars for a truly special event on 16 May 2024: the International African American Museum Virtual Tour. This tour will take you on a captivating exploration of the African American journey, uncovering untold stories and shining a light on the impact of African Americans on the nation, and the world.

At the heart of the International African American Museum (IAAM) lies the Center for Family History (CFH), a treasure trove dedicated to inspiring and educating African Americans on discovering their forgotten family stories. Whether you’re a seasoned genealogist or just dipping your toes into the waters of family history research, the CFH is here to support you every step of the way.

Imagine stepping into the CFH Reference Library, a wealth of resources specifically tailored for African American-focused research. Here, genealogists, historians, students, and researchers can delve into a deep reservoir of knowledge to uncover the hidden gems of their family history. As researchers embark on a journey of discovery, the Blackbaud Gathering Area provides a dedicated space to conduct their research. Volunteers stand ready to assist with any questions, offer guidance, and provide a helping hand navigating the intricate paths of African-American ancestry.

The CFH is not just a research center; it’s a beacon of support, passion, and purpose for African-Americans seeking to weave their family stories into the rich tapestry of American history. With tools, resources, and a community of fellow seekers, the CFH empowers people to connect with their ancestors and unravel the threads of family narrative.

So, join us on this virtual tour of the International African American Museum and embark on a journey of exploration, learning, and connection. Don’t miss this opportunity to discover more about this fantastic new museum and its work to add family stories to the ever-evolving American historical narrative. Let’s uncover the diverse journeys, origins, and achievements of the descendants of the African Diaspora together!