ABB Event: Parent University on Researching & Reckoning with New England’s Past 3/18 & 3/24

Hosted by Portland Public Schools Thursday, March 18, 2021 & Wednesday, March 24, 2021 | 5:30-7:00 pm Link to join Join members of the Atlantic Black Box Project for a two-part exploration of slavery in the North and New England’s complicity in the global economy of enslavement. Why have our history books and regional narratives left … Continue reading ABB Event: Parent University on Researching & Reckoning with New England’s Past 3/18 & 3/24

Event: Unsung Heroes: Black Women in Essex County 3/28/21

With Dr. Kabria Baumgartner of University of New Hampshire and Dr. Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello of Salem State University Hosted by Salem Maritime and Saugus Iron Works Sunday, March 28, 2021 at 1:00p.m. Register here In celebration of Salem Women’s History Day, join us for a virtual program, “Unsung Heroes: Black Women in Essex County,” at 1:00p.m. … Continue reading Event: Unsung Heroes: Black Women in Essex County 3/28/21

Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries 3/9/21 @7

The Hard History Project is hosting a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, March 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 for Justice’s … Continue reading Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries 3/9/21 @7

Event: Learning to Read the Maine Landscape Through the Lens of Racial History 3/4/21

With guest speakers Dr. Meadow Dibble and Dr. Kate McMahon Hosted by the Southern Maine Conservation Collaborative Thursday, March 4th | 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m. RSVP here New England has long repressed the memory of its complicity in Atlantic world slavery, just as our dominant narrative has suppressed the stories of the region's free and enslaved Black and … Continue reading Event: Learning to Read the Maine Landscape Through the Lens of Racial History 3/4/21

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