Event | Transatlantic Slavery Symposium 8/9-13

Hosted by Benjamin Franklin House in London, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Register here The Transatlantic Slavery Symposium is a joint venture between the Robert H. Smith Scholarship Centre at Benjamin Franklin House in London, the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, … Continue reading Event | Transatlantic Slavery Symposium 8/9-13

ABB & IAA Event | The Black Man in the Forest: Race, Fugitivity, and the Creation of an Early Modern Boogeyman with Dr. Nicole Maskiell 7/29

ReMapping New England is a 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 truth. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 5:00 PM ET Register here This month we'll be joined by Dr. Nicole Maskiell, Assistant Professor in the Department of … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | The Black Man in the Forest: Race, Fugitivity, and the Creation of an Early Modern Boogeyman with Dr. Nicole Maskiell 7/29

ABB & IAA Event | Portland’s African Heritage Guided Tour & Art Workshop on 7/20

A guided tour of Portland’s history with Atlantic Black Box followed by an art workshop with Indigo Arts Alliance Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 3:30 pm - 6:15 pm Register here Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance invite you to engage with memory, art, and place through the latest offering in our ReMapping New … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Portland’s African Heritage Guided Tour & Art Workshop on 7/20

Event | The Colonization of Black Female Bodies with Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes 7/21

The Newport Middle Passage Port Marker Project presents Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes in an online event for the general public in collaboration with the Redwood Library and Atheneum of Newport. WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021 AT 6 PM EDT – 7 PM EDT Register here In this presentation, Dr. Barros Gomes will discuss how the … Continue reading Event | The Colonization of Black Female Bodies with Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes 7/21

Event | Flouting the Law: Massachusetts Residents Still Owned Slaves in 1850!

Held in the Balance: The Trask 250 An Evening with Nicka Sewell-Smith Hosted by the Massachusetts Genealogical Council Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET Click here to register In late 2014, Nicka Sewel-Smith uncovered one of the biggest finds of her genealogical career. She discovered ancestors that were enslaved by brothers Israel Elliot … Continue reading Event | Flouting the Law: Massachusetts Residents Still Owned Slaves in 1850!

Event | Dr. Josh Rothman to discuss the domestic slave trade on 7/6

Hosted by The Hard History Project Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET Click here to join session on July 6th This month Dr. Josh Rothman, Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Alabama, will be talking with us about his newest book “The Ledger and the … Continue reading Event | Dr. Josh Rothman to discuss the domestic slave trade on 7/6

Event | 19th-Century Black Politics in Maine: Historical Research and Legacies, a panel discussion 7/22

BEGIN AGAIN SERIES Hosted by the Maine Historical Society and co-sponsored by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center at the University of Maine Thur. July 22, 6-7:30 pm ET Register here In September 1826, a group of six African American men addressed a letter “To the Public” on behalf of about six hundred of their brethren in … Continue reading Event | 19th-Century Black Politics in Maine: Historical Research and Legacies, a panel discussion 7/22

Event | Quock Walker Day Commemoration on 7/8/21

Hosted by the Association of Black Citizens of Lexington (ABCL) Thursday, July 8th from 7:00pm - 8:30pm   Join the zoom meeting here! Quock Walker, a young man from Barre, MA and of Akan and Ewe lineage, self-emancipated, endured brutality from his former enslaver, fought through the legal system to safeguard his natural freedom, and … Continue reading Event | Quock Walker Day Commemoration on 7/8/21

Event tonight | ABB Research Forum with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box, open to ABB members Monday, June 28 at 5:00 pm Join ABB to attend Dr. Kabria Baumgartner will be the featured guest at ABB’s monthly Research Forum, a collaborative learning platform open to all institutional and individual members of ABB. At these informal sessions, scholars and independent researchers share information … Continue reading Event tonight | ABB Research Forum with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner

Event today | Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center Grand Opening

Friday, June 25, 2021 | 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 67 Davisville Road, E. Falmouth Dual grand opening ceremony for the Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center and the Emerald House Community Gardens Featuring   - Candida Rose/Golden Rose Music ~ Cape Verdean Exhibits – Nana’s Kitchen and Nautical ~ Migrant Communities Exhibit and … Continue reading Event today | Cape Cod Cape Verdean Museum and Cultural Center Grand Opening