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Film screening: We Are the Warriors on 11/19 & 11/26

A small Maine town decides the fate of its American Indian mascot after facing public allegations of racist behavior at a high school football game. Hosted by Team We Are The Warriors November 19th - 20th (Q&A on the 20th at 5pm) - Register here.November 26th -27th (Q&A on the 27th at 5pm) - Register here. Check out these … Continue reading Film screening: We Are the Warriors on 11/19 & 11/26

Event | Advocates of Freedom: African American Abolitionists in the British Isles on 11/18 @ 5

Hosted by Historic New England Thursday, November 18, 5:00 p.m. EST Register here This virtual talk by Dr. Hannah-Rose Murray examines how Black abolitionists—many of whom were based in Boston and the New England area—traveled to the British Isles during the nineteenth century to inform audiences about U.S. chattel slavery. These freedom fighters (including Frederick Douglass, … Continue reading Event | Advocates of Freedom: African American Abolitionists in the British Isles on 11/18 @ 5

ABB & IAA Event | Lives of Consequence: The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine on 11/18 @ 5 pm

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST Register here This month, Patricia Q. Wall will share results from nearly six years of meticulous research, refuting old myths about slavery’s rarity in New England and the false notion that it was of little impact on the … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Lives of Consequence: The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine on 11/18 @ 5 pm

Job Opportunity | Weeksville Heritage Center

VICE PRESIDENT OF LEARNING & ENGAGEMENT POSITION DESCRIPTION About Weeksville Heritage CenterWeeksville Heritage Center (WHC) is a historic site and cultural center in Central Brooklyn thatuses education, the arts, and a social justice lens to preserve, document and inspireengagement with the history of Weeksville, one of the largest free Black communities in pre-CivilWar America, and … Continue reading Job Opportunity | Weeksville Heritage Center

Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Hosted by the Pulitzer Center November 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET Click here to register The 1619 Project from The New York Times Magazine aims to reframe U.S. history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. It includes … Continue reading Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Opportunity | SlaveVoyages Postdoctoral Fellowship

2022-2023 APPLY HERE The SlaveVoyages Consortium, in conjunction with the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research of Harvard University, invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable postdoctoral fellowship connected with the SlaveVoyages website. We seek to engage and collaborate with the next generation of scholars who will use, expand, and ultimately sustain this digital … Continue reading Opportunity | SlaveVoyages Postdoctoral Fellowship

Opportunity | Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts

Hosted by Learning for Justice The inaugural cohorts will engage with our Teaching Hard History: American Slavery framework and learn how to use it to enrich their lessons on American enslavement, build students’ civic engagement and critical thinking, and deepen their mindsets around inclusion and empathy. THH Cohorts will provide educators, free of charge, the chance to … Continue reading Opportunity | Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts

Job opportunity | Collections Manager at Castine Historical Society

Collections Manager at Castine Historical Society The Castine Historical Society (CHS), a vibrant and financially stable regional organization located in historic Castine, Maine, seeks an enthusiastic Collections Manager to oversee its collections, registration, and reference activities.  This hands-on position is part of a team of three staff members, enhanced by volunteers, interns, and Board members. … Continue reading Job opportunity | Collections Manager at Castine Historical Society

Event | The Forgotten History of African Americans in Castine, Maine with Lisa Simpson Lutts on 11/5/21

Hosted by Maine conservation Voters Lunch & Learn Series Friday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 pm Register here Until fairly recently, most people in Castine would have assumed that African Americans had never lived in town in any significant numbers. Their stories and names were definitely forgotten. But since May of 2020, the Castine Historical … Continue reading Event | The Forgotten History of African Americans in Castine, Maine with Lisa Simpson Lutts on 11/5/21