Event: Attucks and the Birth of a Nation

Hosted by Revolutionary Spaces Wednesday, January 27, at 5 p.m. ETRegister here Join Revolutionary Spaces on Wed, Jan. 27, at 5 p.m. ET as we continue our Reflecting Attucks programming with Attucks and the Birth of Nation, where we'll explore how William Monroe Trotter, a prominent Black Boston activist, protested D.W. Griffith's racist film The Birth of a Nation by invoking … Continue reading Event: Attucks and the Birth of a Nation

Event: Researching and Discussing Slavery in Massachusetts

A Conversations on the Commons event organized by the Mass History Alliance January 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. REGISTER HERE  A Conversation with Meadow Dibble, Director of Atlantic Black Box, and Kristin Gallas, principal of Interpreting Slavery Join us for a conversation on researching and interpreting slavery and the slave trade in Massachusetts. We will … Continue reading Event: Researching and Discussing Slavery in Massachusetts

Event: Explore primary sources related to the lives of enslaved people @ Gilder Lehrman

Presented by Inside the Vault Thursday, January 21 at 7:00 pm ET RSVP to Inside the Vault Please join our curators and guests, Corey Winchester, 2020 Illinois History Teacher of the Year, and Antuan Raimone from the cast of HAMILTON Inside the Vault. While researching for the film Twelve Years a Slave, director Steve McQueen and his team came to the Gilder Lehrman Collection to view original primary sources. … Continue reading Event: Explore primary sources related to the lives of enslaved people @ Gilder Lehrman

ABB Event: Remapping New England: Monuments, Markers, & Collective Memory

Presented by Atlantic Black Box & Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 pm on zoom  Register here Join Indigo Arts Alliance and Atlantic Black Box for the first in a series of conversations that will showcase projects from around New England that aim to make Black history and heritage visible in the built environment. Dr. Kate McMahon of … Continue reading ABB Event: Remapping New England: Monuments, Markers, & Collective Memory

Event tomorrow: Race, Slavery, Colonialism & the Making of Capitalism

Presented by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University January 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST Zoom registration link  The recent world wide explosion of Black Lives Matter foregrounded the ways in which systematic anti-Black racism operates in our world. What is the relationship between anti-Black racism, the histories of racial … Continue reading Event tomorrow: Race, Slavery, Colonialism & the Making of Capitalism

Opportunity: Smithsonian Program Specialist at the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, NMAAHC

View job listing: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588268200 The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) has different centers within the Museum that provide an innovative approach to community outreach and engagement, providing opportunities to expand on topics beyond the Museum's permanent exhibitions. The Centers also enable the Museum to reach global audiences through increased digital access … Continue reading Opportunity: Smithsonian Program Specialist at the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, NMAAHC

Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators

Attention Educators! Join a free monthly webinar on Teaching Tolerance’s Teaching Hard History Initiative taking place today, Tuesday, January 12, at 7:00 p.m. EST Here's the Zoom link: https://uno.zoom.us/j/89689403407?pwd=MFVLRkpaMXBmcnc4VkozQThKYUtaQT09 The Hard History Project has launched a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Our lead presenter is … Continue reading Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators

Event: Dr. Kate McMahon on “Land and Liberty: The Historic African American Community of Peterborough, Maine”

Hosted by Maine Conservation Voters Friday, January 15, 12:00 -1:00 p.m. Register here Rural African American communities are an important, yet understudied, part of Maine’s history and path to statehood. Peterborough, in the town of Warren, was once one of the largest African American communities in Maine.  Dr. Kate McMahon of the Smithsonian National Museum … Continue reading Event: Dr. Kate McMahon on “Land and Liberty: The Historic African American Community of Peterborough, Maine”

Events this week: Jared Ross Hardesty presents two lectures on Slavery in the North

Two lectures offered by Moffatt-Ladd House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire On Tuesday, Jan, 12, at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Jared Ross Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University will give a lecture geared toward the needs of teachers and museum educators, entitled “Confronting Slavery in Early New England: History, Sources and Interpretation.”  This session will … Continue reading Events this week: Jared Ross Hardesty presents two lectures on Slavery in the North

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