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A Hidden History Revealed at the Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum 

A hidden history is on display at the Joysetta & Julius Pearse African American Museum in Hempstead. Focusing on Black American history, the museum is located at 110 N. Franklin Street in Hempstead and offers a variety of information on often overlooked stories in American and European history.  The museum started in 1968 as a …

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After 16 Years Southampton Opens it’s First African-American Museum

This Juneteenth, the Southampton African-American Museum (S.A.A.M.) officially opened its doors to the public. Located on 245  North Sea Road, it is the first African-American site to be landmarked and historically designated in the village of Southampton.  The mission statement of the museum says in part that it strives “to promote an understanding of African-American …

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