The SSAAM in the Media
The events and news of our organization are often noted by local media and other organizations. Please stop by "The SSAAM in the Media" webpage often to see what others are saying about our important work!
New Jersey Advance Media
"This Tiny N.J. Museum Tells Black History Stories
You Haven’t Heard"
Olivia Rizzo, February 23, 2020
"In a small, unassuming white building on Hollow Road in Skillman, stands the 120-year-old one-room Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. The historic house of worship, which welcomed African American parishioners from 1899 to 2005, is now a museum that tells the often-overlooked stories of the people who have lived in the Sourland Mountains for hundreds of years..."
To access the online version of this NJ.com article, please click here.
"If These Stones Could Talk"
Wendy Greenberg, February, 2020
Princeton Magazine celebrates the heritage and culture of historic Princeton, NJ. Each issue of the magazine explores the region’s history, politics, entertainment, dining, art, design, architecture, and athletics. The February 2020 issue featured an interview with our very own Elaine Buck and Beverly Mills, in an article titled "If These Stones Could Talk", highlighting their work in African American history, founding of the SSAAM, and land preservation at the church on Hollow Road in Skillman.
To access the online version of this article, please click here.
The Montgomery News
"African American Museum Newly Opened on Hollow Road in Skillman is among the First of Its Kind."
Barbara Preston, February, 2020
The Montgomery News services Montgomery Township (home of the SSAAM) with a monthly newspaper devoted to local news and events. For the February, 2020 issue, Editor in Chief Barbara A. Preston wrote a wonderful article about the creation and ongoing development of the SSAAM, as well as African American history in the township. The issue also includes other interesting articles on African American history in the region.
To access these articles directly, please go to the Montgomery News website.
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"This Land for Life" Video
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