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

Event tomorrow: Stories in Stone, America’s African Burying Ground in Newport, RI

Introduction to the African heritage people who lived, worked, worshiped and eventually died in Colonial Newport. Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM EST Register here Before the American Revolution, Newport, Rhode Island was the largest and most active slave port in British North America. As part of that legacy, Newport is … Continue reading Event tomorrow: Stories in Stone, America’s African Burying Ground in Newport, RI

We Noble African Citizens

The Cesar Family: Noble African Citizens of Northwest Connecticut, A Black History Conversation with with Cesar family historian Katherine Overton, and history teacher Rhonan Mokriski December 5 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST Presented in collaboration with the Salisbury Association  Historical Society and the Hotchkiss Library What do the words “We Noble African Citizens”, … Continue reading We Noble African Citizens

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

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