Charleston’s new International African American Museum turns site of trauma into site of triumph

February 9, 2024 | CBS News


The power of resilience can be felt throughout the new International African-American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina.

The $120 million project, which opened its doors this summer, is no ordinary tourist attraction. The museum is built on scarred and sacred ground: Gadsden’s Wharf, the arrival point for nearly half of all enslaved Africans shipped to the U.S.

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