Event: 14th Annual Black New England Conference Begins Tomorrow

Black Women Rock: Leading the Chargefor Social & Political Change Presented by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire September 25 & 26, 2020 | Manchester, NHRegister here The 14th Black New England Conference will celebrate, examine, and make visible Black women’s leadership and activism in fights for political and social change. Panelists will discuss … Continue reading Event: 14th Annual Black New England Conference Begins Tomorrow

Event: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators Starts Tomorrow

Attention Educators! Join a free monthly webinar on Teaching Tolerance’s Teaching Hard History Initiative starting tomorrow, Tuesday, September 22, at 7:00 p.m. EST Our lead presenter will be Dr. Kate Shuster, the director of the Hard History Project and longtime manager of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Teaching Hard History Initiative. The Hard History Project … Continue reading Event: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators Starts Tomorrow

Event: Acts of Rebellion and Envisioning a New Society

The Royall House and Slave Quarters presents a conversation with Dr. Vincent Brown and Dr. Timothy McCarthy Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. Register via Eventbrite The Royall House and Slave Quarters invites you to join a dynamic and exciting conversation between Drs. Vincent Brown and Timothy McCarthy about the role of protests and … Continue reading Event: Acts of Rebellion and Envisioning a New Society

Event: Freedom’s Woods: The African American Community of Peterborough in Warren, Maine

ABB Director of Research Kate McMahon presents a talk for Maine Historical Society's Maine at 200 Series Monday, September 14, 2020 | 6:00 – 7:00 pm Register here Sarah and Amos Peters came to Warren, Maine by the early 1780s and established a large community of African American, Native American, and mixed-race people whose lives … Continue reading Event: Freedom’s Woods: The African American Community of Peterborough in Warren, Maine

Event: Power, Privilege and Preservation: The History of African American Civil Rights in Newport, Rhode Island

Zoom lecture organized by Newport Mansions Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 5:30 p.m.Register here On the subject of Newport’s and Rhode Island’s African-American history, no one is more expert than Theresa Guzman Stokes and Keith Stokes. We are thrilled that they will be the guest speakers for our annual lecture in Honor of John G. … Continue reading Event: Power, Privilege and Preservation: The History of African American Civil Rights in Newport, Rhode Island

Event: A People’s (Virtual) Walking Tour of Portland

With Atlantic Black Box Education Coordinator Seth Goldstein Lunch & Learn @ Maine Conservation Voters Friday, August 21, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Register here Seth Goldstein, Professor at the Maine College of Art, will join Maine Conservation Voters for their Lunch & Learn series to present “A People’s (Virtual) Walking Tour of Portland.” Professor … Continue reading Event: A People’s (Virtual) Walking Tour of Portland

Event: “For the Common Benefit of the Place” Black Freedom in Early Boston

Wednesday, August 19th | 7:00 pmOld North Digital Speaker SeriesRegister here Public historian and local author Alex Goldfeld will give an illustrated presentation on Boston's African-American community in the 1600s. He will draw on his graduate research in The History of the Streets of Boston's North End to speak about life for Boston's earliest black residents. The … Continue reading Event: “For the Common Benefit of the Place” Black Freedom in Early Boston

Event: Presenting ABB 7/24 12-1 PM

Meadow Dibble, a Visiting Scholar at Brown University's Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, will join Maine Conservation Alliance to discuss the Atlantic Black Box Project—a Portland-based public history initiative devoted to researching and reckoning with New England's role in the slave trade and the economy of enslavement. All are welcome to attend.