Film screening: We Are the Warriors on 11/19 & 11/26

A small Maine town decides the fate of its American Indian mascot after facing public allegations of racist behavior at a high school football game. Hosted by Team We Are The Warriors November 19th - 20th (Q&A on the 20th at 5pm) - Register here.November 26th -27th (Q&A on the 27th at 5pm) - Register here. Check out these … Continue reading Film screening: We Are the Warriors on 11/19 & 11/26

Event | Advocates of Freedom: African American Abolitionists in the British Isles on 11/18 @ 5

Hosted by Historic New England Thursday, November 18, 5:00 p.m. EST Register here This virtual talk by Dr. Hannah-Rose Murray examines how Black abolitionists—many of whom were based in Boston and the New England area—traveled to the British Isles during the nineteenth century to inform audiences about U.S. chattel slavery. These freedom fighters (including Frederick Douglass, … Continue reading Event | Advocates of Freedom: African American Abolitionists in the British Isles on 11/18 @ 5

ABB & IAA Event | Lives of Consequence: The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine on 11/18 @ 5 pm

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM EST Register here This month, Patricia Q. Wall will share results from nearly six years of meticulous research, refuting old myths about slavery’s rarity in New England and the false notion that it was of little impact on the … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Lives of Consequence: The Era of Slavery in Southern Maine on 11/18 @ 5 pm

Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Hosted by the Pulitzer Center November 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET Click here to register The 1619 Project from The New York Times Magazine aims to reframe U.S. history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. It includes … Continue reading Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Event | The Forgotten History of African Americans in Castine, Maine with Lisa Simpson Lutts on 11/5/21

Hosted by Maine conservation Voters Lunch & Learn Series Friday, November 5, 12:00 - 1:00 pm Register here Until fairly recently, most people in Castine would have assumed that African Americans had never lived in town in any significant numbers. Their stories and names were definitely forgotten. But since May of 2020, the Castine Historical … Continue reading Event | The Forgotten History of African Americans in Castine, Maine with Lisa Simpson Lutts on 11/5/21

Event | Portsmouth Guided Tour: Thirst for Freedom on 11/6/21

Hosted by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire Thirst for Freedom: From NH’s Slave Trade to its Civil Rights Movement Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm Register hereWith Sankofa Scholar & Tour Guide: Nur Shoop Colonial Portsmouth newspapers testify to the local slave trade, runaways, abolitionists and anti-abolitionist activities, followed by conflicting opinions … Continue reading Event | Portsmouth Guided Tour: Thirst for Freedom on 11/6/21

Event | Live Online World Premier Film Screening: Bounty

Wednesday, November 10 at 7pm Free on OVEE. REGISTER. LIVE EVENT -- this program will NOT be recorded. Join us for the world premiere of the new Upstander Project film, BOUNTY. Here is the synopsis of the film, by Dawn Neptune Adams, Maulian Dana, Adam Mazo, Ben Pender-Cudlip, and Tracy Rector: We are citizens of the Penobscot Nation. … Continue reading Event | Live Online World Premier Film Screening: Bounty

IAA/ABB Event | ReMapping New England: Unraveling Legacy (The TransAtlantic Slave Trade) on 10/28/21

Hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance and Atlantic Black Box Thursday, October 28th at 5:00pm EST Register here ReMAPping New England is a historical recovery project aimed at inscribing these effaced narratives both in the built environment and on a dynamic digital landscape in an effort to re-member our communities in all their diversity and radically … Continue reading IAA/ABB Event | ReMapping New England: Unraveling Legacy (The TransAtlantic Slave Trade) on 10/28/21

Event | “Abolitionist Cotton Capitalists” with Dr. Kate McMahon on 10/28/21

Hosted by the Freeport Historical Society Maine, Slavery, and the Trade of Enslaved Africans, 1830-1865 Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 6:30 PM EDT Dr. McMahon’s past research interests include African American communities in northern New England from the colonial period through 1865. More recently, her research has focused on the connections between northern New England and … Continue reading Event | “Abolitionist Cotton Capitalists” with Dr. Kate McMahon on 10/28/21