Preservation of African American Spaces
We are excited to see the initiative to preserve African American Spaces. In his article about Historic Preservation, Brent Leggs states, “Along with elevating forgotten places, we aim to reveal the hidden, and sometimes willfully obscured, layers of history at all historic sites”. Below are some of the organizations that may benefit from this project.
Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.
A non-profit organization that honors the accomplishments and history of African-Americans who participated in air crew, ground crew and operations support training in the Army Air Corps during WWII.
Association for the Study of African American Life and History
Promotes, researches, preserves, interprets and disseminates information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.
National Great Blacks In Wax Museum
This museum is committed solely to the study and preservation of African American history. Visitors report that this museum is the most unique and dynamic black history experience.
Idaho Black History Museum
This museum, one of few in the state of Idaho, exhibits, provides educational and outreach programs, and maintains a speakers bureau.