Announcing: 2021 Summer NEH Workshop on Slavery in the Colonial North

In July 2021, Historic Hudson Valley is hosting Slavery in the Colonial North, a National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History & Culture Workshop. There will be two, one-week virtual workshops that bring together nationally-renowned scholars and include virtual field trips to sites throughout the Hudson River Valley. These workshops are designed for K-12 educators (teachers, media specialists, administrators, … Continue reading Announcing: 2021 Summer NEH Workshop on Slavery in the Colonial North

Event tomorrow: Stories in Stone, America’s African Burying Ground in Newport, RI

Introduction to the African heritage people who lived, worked, worshiped and eventually died in Colonial Newport. Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST Register here Before the American Revolution, Newport, Rhode Island was the largest and most active slave port in British North America. As part of that legacy, Newport is … Continue reading Event tomorrow: Stories in Stone, America’s African Burying Ground in Newport, RI

Event today: Reconsidering Confederate Monuments in the First Capital of the Confederacy

Join a conversation about historic monuments and their past, present, and future in Montgomery, Alabama Hosted by Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST Register here On November 18, join nationally renowned Civil War historian, educator, and public speaker Kevin Levin (http://cwmemory.com/) as he enters conversation with Montgomery … Continue reading Event today: Reconsidering Confederate Monuments in the First Capital of the Confederacy

Now streaming: Ghosts of Amistad, by Tony Buba and Marcus Rediker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUCPo0DSstY&feature=emb_err_woyt “Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels,” directed by Tony Buba and produced by Marcus Rediker, is based on Rediker’s book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Penguin 2012). The film chronicles a journey to Sierra Leone in 2013 to visit the home villages of the rebels who … Continue reading Now streaming: Ghosts of Amistad, by Tony Buba and Marcus Rediker

Event: “Untold African American Stories” with Adelaide Solomon-Jordan this Sunday 11/15/20

Hamilton Hall 2020 Americana Lecture Sunday, November 15 at 6:00 pm Get tickets here The 2020 Hamilton Hall Americana Lecture, "Untold African American Stories," will be presented virtually by biographer Adelaide Solomon-Jordan. Ms. Solomon-Jordan shares a special connection to Hamilton Hall, as she is a cousin of the Remond family. About the Lecture Ms. Solomon-Jordan … Continue reading Event: “Untold African American Stories” with Adelaide Solomon-Jordan this Sunday 11/15/20

Event: Revolutionary Spaces Presents “Monumental Attucks” –> today

Tuesday, November 10 | 3 p.m. Register here Reflecting Attucks is an exhibit and digital experience highlighting the life and legacy of Crispus Attucks, a man of African and Native descent who was the first to die at the Boston Massacre, an act of protest widely viewed as a turning point on the road to … Continue reading Event: Revolutionary Spaces Presents “Monumental Attucks” –> today

Event: “Brunswick and the Slave Trade” with Scholar Kate McMahon tomorrow

Hosted by the Pejepscot History Center, Brunswick, Maine Thursday, October 22, 20205:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT Register here Dr. Kate McMahon, Ph.D. Howard University; Museum Specialist, Center for the Study of Global Slavery, National Museum of African American History & Culture, Smithsonian Institution Discover the little-known connections between the Pejepscot region, shipping, and the … Continue reading Event: “Brunswick and the Slave Trade” with Scholar Kate McMahon tomorrow

Event: Indigenous People’s Day Film Screening Today

Presented by the Upstander Project and Boston Athenaeum in honor of Indigenous People's Day Emmy Award winning Dawnland and Dear Georgina Online Film Screening + Live Filmmaker Q & A October 12, 2020 | 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. | Free eventRegister here For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their … Continue reading Event: Indigenous People’s Day Film Screening Today

Event: Indigenous History Conference

Bridgewater State University, Plymouth 400, & the Wampanoag Advisory Council present: Here it Began: 2020 Hindsight or Foresight A Plymouth 400 Signature Event Nine Virtual Sessions, free of chargeOct. 3 - Nov. 22, 2020Register here Here It Began: 2020 Hindsight or Foresight, a signature Plymouth 400 event, is an Indigenous History Conference to inspire educators … Continue reading Event: Indigenous History Conference

Event: Book Launch Today for The Yellow Demon of Fever by Manuel Barcia

Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade Presented by Columbia University's Department of History September 30, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Register here Manuel Barcia (University of Leeds) with Professor Christopher L. Brown and Grant Kleiser A pathbreaking history of how participants in the slave trade influenced the growth and dissemination of medical knowledge, The … Continue reading Event: Book Launch Today for The Yellow Demon of Fever by Manuel Barcia

Event: First Light and Dear Georgina Online Film Screening & Live Filmmaker Q & A Tonight

presented by Fruitlands Museum , The Trustees, & Upstander Project September 30, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. | Free eventRegister here Join the Emmy winning team behind DAWNLAND for a special digital screening of FIRST LIGHT and DEAR GEORGINA presented in partnership with Fruitlands Museum and The Trustees. For centuries, the United States government has taken … Continue reading Event: First Light and Dear Georgina Online Film Screening & Live Filmmaker Q & A Tonight

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