Once the US’s largest slave port, Charleston will open African American museum next year

Written by on November 25, 2022

Gadsden’s Wharf, in Charleston, South Carolina, was once the largest slave port in the United States. More than 40% of all enslaved Africans first stepped foot in the US through the dock; more than 100,000 people during the peak of the international trade.

Today, the new International African American Museum (IAAM) is being constructed in . . .

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