Morgan County African American Museum
The Morgan County African American Museum is a nonprofit organization with a national constituency. It was created in the hope of raising the self esteem of the African American youth by teaching him and/or her the contributions made by African Americans to the United States and the world. This organization seeks to build bridges of understanding between all races.
The organization's major goals are (1) to stimulate interest in local and regional African American history through education and exhibits; (2) to foster research and documentation of papers and articles of historical or artistic merit; (3) to encourage the preservation of buildings and architectures of historic merit; (4) to promote the creation and preservation of art in the African American community; (5) to disseminate information and to facilitate the development of programs by African Americans in public schools and libraries; and (6) to encourage and promote the progress of literary, civic, cultural, and educational life through organized workshops, conferences and exhibits.
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