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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

Munjoy Hill’s 19th Century African-American Community

By Kate Burch, Greater Portland Landmarks Portland’s Black Communities have been shaping the city’s history, landscapes, and architecture for hundreds of years. In the 19th century, Portland was a stop on the Underground Railroad and was home to a thriving community of free Black people who worked the waterfront or the commercial railroads. Surviving historic … Continue reading Munjoy Hill’s 19th Century African-American Community

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