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Dr. James Cameron Pamphlet Collection

By Sarah Finn on Feb 24, 2022 12:00 AM

The grand re-opening of America's Black Holocaust Museum (ABHM) on February 25, 2022, coincides with the birthday anniversary of Dr. James Cameron, who founded ABHM in 1988. Dr. Cameron was the only known survivor of a lynching that took place in 1930 in Marion, Indiana. Learn more about him and his pamphlet collection housed at the Milwaukee Public Library.

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Black Love Matters

By Beth Gabriel on Feb 14, 2022 12:01 PM

Celebrate Black History Month, Black love, and Valentine’s Day with these swoon-worthy picks from your Milwaukee Public Library Collection. Whether you are looking to be swept away on an epic adventure, to have a laugh, or to enjoy something short, sweet, and steamy, Milwaukee Public Library has something for you!

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Celebrate Juneteenth Day!

By MPL Staff on Jun 17, 2020 11:23 AM

Milwaukee's Juneteenth Day celebration, which began in 1971, is one of the longest-running in the U.S.

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