Event | The Right To Liberty: Stories of African Americans at the Time of the American Revolution with Valerie Tutson

Hosted by the lexington historical society Friday April 23rd 10:00am - 11:00am Register here Everyone dreamed of freedom during the Revolution, especially Black Americans. Realizing that the popular rhetoric of the revolution was not meant to include them, many paved their own way to a new life of liberty and happiness. Join professional storyteller Valerie … Continue reading Event | The Right To Liberty: Stories of African Americans at the Time of the American Revolution with Valerie Tutson

Resource | Building a Foundation for Action: Anti-Racist Historic Preservation Resources

Shared by Reneé S. Anderson, Ph.D., National Museum of African American History and Culture Access the list This document is a work-in-progress to collectively compile resources to further anti-racism efforts in the field of historic preservation. This list is intended to support and engage the preservation field writ large, including policymakers, managers, practitioners, researchers, community … Continue reading Resource | Building a Foundation for Action: Anti-Racist Historic Preservation Resources

Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS WILL REIMAGINE NEW ENGLAND’S PAST Applications are now being accepted for summer 2021 fellows seeking to participate in a new project entitled, Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom.  The Frank C. Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport, in collaboration with Williams College and the Center for the Study of Slavery & … Continue reading Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

Event: GLC Book Talk with Alice Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War 4/8 @ 7 pm

hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm Register here Alice Baumgartner, in conversation with David Blight about her book, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War (Basic Books 2020) Thousands of people in … Continue reading Event: GLC Book Talk with Alice Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War 4/8 @ 7 pm

Event: Slavery and Abolition: Formative Moments of the American University in the Northeast on 4/28

Hosted by The Cooper Union Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Register here In 2003, President Ruth Simmons of Brown University appointed a special committee to explore Brown University’s historical relationship to slavery and the slave trade. Since then, this archival project has spread to other institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), … Continue reading Event: Slavery and Abolition: Formative Moments of the American University in the Northeast on 4/28

Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

Hosted by the hudson river maritime museum Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Virtual via Zoom Register here We often think of slavery as a southern phenomenon, far removed from the booming cities of the North. But even though slavery had been outlawed in Gotham by the 1830s, Black New Yorkers were not … Continue reading Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

The Hard History Project is hosting a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, April 6th at 7:00 EST | Link to event Every month we’ll dig in deep to look at at least two of the Summary Objectives of the 6-12 Framework for Learning for Justice’s … Continue reading Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

Event today: Unsung Heroes, Black Women in Essex County @ 1 pm

Hosted by Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works National Historic Sites in partnership with Essex Heritage: Sunday , Mar 28, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT Register here Learn about the recent project to collect, compile, and catalog the rich history of African Americans in Essex County. Dr. Kabria Baumgartner and Dr. Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello have spent the … Continue reading Event today: Unsung Heroes, Black Women in Essex County @ 1 pm

Job opportunity: Senior Curator of Social Maritime Histories at Mystic Seaport Museum

Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty, and Freedom The Senior Curator of Social Maritime Histories will be responsible for working on curatorial projects of race, Indigenous histories, ethnicity, and diversity in New England's maritime activities as it relates to the collections and site of Mystic Seaport Museum. The Senior Curator will work with Curatorial … Continue reading Job opportunity: Senior Curator of Social Maritime Histories at Mystic Seaport Museum

Job opening: Center for Antiracist Education

At Stand for Children Partnership Manager Your role stands at the center of the movement to provide access to effective, research-based antiracist learning materials and ensure that educators are prepared, and qualified to teach about race and racism effectively. You will be responsible for helping to manage new and existing partnerships with school districts and … Continue reading Job opening: Center for Antiracist Education