AAHMSNJ Recipient of NJCH COVID-19 Response Grant

The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey has been awarded a $5,500 COVID-19 Response Grant by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH). The grant is designated for General Operating Support. The start of COVID-19 Pandemic in February and the closing of businesses in March have had the most serious negative impact […]

Vote for AAHMSNJ in WPHL’s Top Spots Contest

AAHMSNJ has been nominated as one of PHL17’s Top Spots! Starting tomorrow (8/3) you can help us win by logging on to https://phl17.com/phl17-top-spots/#// Look for us in the ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT section, BEST MUSEUMS category. Vote once a day until Sept. 3.

Whoopi Goldberg to Unveil Portrait Being Donated to AAHMSNJ

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ  The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey (AAHMSNJ) will host the dedication and unveiling of a photo-realistic painting of Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday, September 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Harrah’s Waterfront Center in Atlantic City.  Goldberg and artist Yigal Ozeri will personally dedicate the painting at this event […]

AAHMSNJ Hosts Meeting of Mayors

      The African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey was proud to host a recent meeting of the New Jersey Black Mayors Alliance for Social Justice, an organization of 22 municipal chief executives dedicated to addressing the needs of the “overlooked and marginalized residents” of the state and working to ensure them […]

Ralph Hunter Honored by South Jersey Cultural Alliance

AAHMSNJ Founder & President Ralph Hunter was presented with South Jersey Cultural Alliance’s Lifetime Achievement Award on May 24th at the Eagle Theater in Hammonton, NJ.                

AAHMSNJ Enhances Education of Amistad Commission Teachers

Participants in the Amistad Commission’s Teacher Initiative toured the African American Heritage Museum of Southern NJ as part of their professional development program held at Stockton State College from July 27-29, 2015.  Museum Founder Ralph Hunter (seated far left) conducted the private tour as part of the teacher’s efforts to integrate African American history into the New […]