Event tonight: Atlantic Black Box, Reckoning with New England’s Complicity in the Slave Trade @ 7 pm

With Dr. Meadow Dibble and Dr. Kate McMahon Hosted by the University of Maine's McGillicuddy Humanities Center Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Register here Atlantic Black Box is a public history project that empowers communities throughout New England to take up the critical work of researching and reckoning with our region’s complicity in the global economy … Continue reading Event tonight: Atlantic Black Box, Reckoning with New England’s Complicity in the Slave Trade @ 7 pm

Event tonight: Hasan Jeffries on Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: African Americans’ Struggle to Live Their Freedoms

Presented by the First Amendment Museum in Augusta, Maine February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Register here Join us as we speak to Hasan Kwame Jeffries for his presentation “Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: African Americans’ Struggle to Live Their Freedoms.” Hasan Kwame Jeffries is an associate professor of history … Continue reading Event tonight: Hasan Jeffries on Bending the Arc of the Moral Universe: African Americans’ Struggle to Live Their Freedoms

Event: Kabria Baumgartner on African American women fighting for equal education in 19th-century America 2/21/21

Presented by the Gilder Lehrman Center Sunday, February 21, at 2:00 pm ET Register here Gilder Lehrman's Book Breaks series will feature Kabria Baumgartner (University of New Hampshire) discussing her new book In Pursuit of  Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America.  Baumgartner examines the fight for equal school rights, which took place over a century before Brown v. Board … Continue reading Event: Kabria Baumgartner on African American women fighting for equal education in 19th-century America 2/21/21

ABB Event: Remapping New England | Righting History (Memory + Art + Place) on 2/23/21

Presented by Atlantic Black Box & Indigo Arts Alliance Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 pm EST Register here Indigo Arts Alliance and Atlantic Black Box invite you to join us for the second event in our ReMapping New England series devoted to exploring the role of public art in inscribing history in the built … Continue reading ABB Event: Remapping New England | Righting History (Memory + Art + Place) on 2/23/21

Event: Mapping African American History in Maine on 2/17/21

a virtual panel discussion Presented by the University of Southern Maine African American Collection of the Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine Wednesday, February 17, 20215:30 PM 6:30 Register here Mapping Maine; Digitizing and Charting Sites Connected to Maine’s Black History, presenter: Anastasia Azenaro-Moore. Anastasia Azenaro-Moore has worked in historic preservation since graduating with … Continue reading Event: Mapping African American History in Maine on 2/17/21

Event: Slavery in Mamaroneck Township (Westchester County, New York) on 2/17

Presented by the Mamaroneck Public Library, the Mamaroneck and Larchmont Historical Societies and REALM (Recognizing Enslaved Africans of Larchmont-Mamaroneck) Wednesday, February 17, 7:00-8:00pm Register here We will focus on the enslaved people of Mamaroneck and what the records reveal about them. The Presenters:  John Jay College Professor Ned Benton, Co-Director of the New York Slavery … Continue reading Event: Slavery in Mamaroneck Township (Westchester County, New York) on 2/17

Event: Seth Goldstein Offers a Virtual Guided Tour of Portland’s Old Port

Hosted by Maine College of Art Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:15 amfree and open to the public | follow link to join event J.B. Brown Sugar House, from the collections of Maine Historical Society Historian Seth Goldstein will take you on a virtual walking tour of Portland's Old Port Neighborhood. Topics discussed will include … Continue reading Event: Seth Goldstein Offers a Virtual Guided Tour of Portland’s Old Port

Event today: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Guest Dr. Ed Baptist

The Hard History Project is excited to announce our monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, February 9th, at 7:00 EST | Link to event Every month we’ll dig in deep to look at at least two of the Summary Objectives of the 6-12 Framework for Learning … Continue reading Event today: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Guest Dr. Ed Baptist

Event: Rhode Island Slave History Medallions 2/10 @ 5:30

Presented by Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Wednesday, February 10, 2021 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm Register here In recognition of Black History Month, Westerly Library & Wilcox Park are hosting a discussion on the history and current efforts of the Rhode Island Slave History Medallions organization. Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, February 9th. You … Continue reading Event: Rhode Island Slave History Medallions 2/10 @ 5:30

Event: Gilder Lehrman Center hosts the Witness Stones Project on 2/11

GLC@Lunch: Dennis Culliton and Joy Burns, Witness Stones Project February 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm Registration required Dennis Culliton and Joy Burns discuss the Witness Stones Project, A research partnership with local schools, students, and historical societies, which seeks to restore the history and honor the humanity and contributions of the enslaved individuals who helped build our communities. … Continue reading Event: Gilder Lehrman Center hosts the Witness Stones Project on 2/11