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Welcome to
The African American Museum
at The England Manor

African-American history was created with the arrival Africans to North America in the 16th and 17th centuries.


Malcolm X, born May 19, 1925, originally known as Malcolm Little and later as el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, was an influential American Muslim leader and advocate for human rights. He played a significant role in the civil rights movement, serving as a spokesperson for the Nation of Islam until 1964. Malcolm X was a strong voice for Black empowerment and the spread of Islam among African Americans. His collaboration with Alex Haley resulted in the publication of his autobiography in 1965.




Current Newsletter - May 2024

Join Us At The African American Museum

Come and learn more about the African American history in Lake County, IL.

Our collections emphasize the historical and contemporary African American experience historically preserved to bring awareness and reverence. 

Mission Statement

The African American Museum at the England Manor is committed to preserving and celebrating the rich history and cultural heritage of African Americans by engaging communities through education, meaningful conversations, and cultural experiences. We aim to build bridges of understanding and unity to help reduce conflict and foster a society that embraces diversity and harmony.


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