Event | Massachusetts History Conference

Registration for the Massachusetts History Conference on June 7, 2021 is now open! View program and register here Want to engage volunteers in digital projects? Thinking about using crowdsourcing as a tool to build digital collections? Join experts from UMass Boston’s University Archives and Special Collections and the Boston Public Library for two sessions all … Continue reading Event | Massachusetts History Conference

Event | Diverse Histories of Boston’s Oldest Buildings on 5/12/21

Hosted by Old North Church Joe Bagley shares the stories of six of the North End's oldest buildings--and what they can tell us about the people who lived in them. Wednesday, May 12, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:00 p.m. ET Register here As Boston approaches its four-hundredth anniversary, it is remarkable that the city still … Continue reading Event | Diverse Histories of Boston’s Oldest Buildings on 5/12/21

Event | Traces of the Trade: Portsmouth’s Connection to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

A presentation by JerriAnne Boggis, Executive Director, Black Heritage Trial of New Hampshire Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 6:45pm Hosted By Virtual Gundalow Gatherings Register here Institutionalized slavery in Colonial America provided immense wealth and material culture to many European immigrants and their descendants.Portsmouth, like Newport RI, flourished as a shipbuilding city and like Newport, … Continue reading Event | Traces of the Trade: Portsmouth’s Connection to the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

Event: Kate McBrien presents “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives” on 5/6/21

Hosted by The First Amendment Museum May 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Register here This 40-minute presentation and discussion explores the true history of the community who lived on Malaga Island, off the coast of Phippsburg, Maine, in the late 1800s. The program examines the individuals who were part of this community … Continue reading Event: Kate McBrien presents “Malaga Island, Fragmented Lives” on 5/6/21

ABB event today: Monthly Research Forum

Today at 5:00 pm ET, we will be hosting our first monthly ABB Research Forum for members. This is an informal gathering of scholars, independent researchers, citizen historians, educators, archivists, genealogists, museum specialists, artists, antiracism activists and more, all coming together to discuss best practices in researching and reckoning with New England’s role in the … Continue reading ABB event today: Monthly Research Forum

Event | Patriots of Color on 5/26

Hosted by Boston National Historical Park, Boston Harbor Now Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Join event Join the National Parks of Boston and Valley Forge NHP for "Connections and Conversations" Presenters: Steve Walter, Valley Forge National Historical Park and Gabby Hornbeck, National Parks of Boston Even today many of the contributions of African … Continue reading Event | Patriots of Color on 5/26

ABB Event | Whaling Captains of Color with Skip Finley on 4/29

ReMapping New England | 2021 Speaker Series Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, April 29, 2021 5:00-6:00 p.m. Register here ReMapping New England is an ongoing collaboration between Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance that aims to re-member our communities in all their diversity and radically shift public consciousness toward … Continue reading ABB Event | Whaling Captains of Color with Skip Finley on 4/29

Event | Archiving the Black Web National Forum

hosted by the Institute for Museum and Library Services April 29 & 30, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Register here The Archiving the Black Web National Forum will focus on strategies for collecting and preserving Black history and culture online as well as developing a community of practice for Black cultural memory organizations and practitioners interested … Continue reading Event | Archiving the Black Web National Forum