Zoom lecture organized by Newport Mansions Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 5:30 p.m.Register here On the subject of Newport’s and Rhode Island’s African-American history, no one is more expert than Theresa Guzman Stokes and Keith Stokes. We are thrilled that they will be the guest speakers for our annual lecture in Honor of John G. … Continue reading Event: Power, Privilege and Preservation: The History of African American Civil Rights in Newport, Rhode Island
Martin Blatt and David Harris will discuss their recent essay calling for the renaming of Faneuil Hall.
With Atlantic Black Box Education Coordinator Seth Goldstein Lunch & Learn @ Maine Conservation Voters Friday, August 21, 2020 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.Register here Seth Goldstein, Professor at the Maine College of Art, will join Maine Conservation Voters for their Lunch & Learn series to present “A People’s (Virtual) Walking Tour of Portland.” Professor … Continue reading Event: A People’s (Virtual) Walking Tour of Portland
Wednesday, August 19th | 7:00 pmOld North Digital Speaker SeriesRegister here Public historian and local author Alex Goldfeld will give an illustrated presentation on Boston's African-American community in the 1600s. He will draw on his graduate research in The History of the Streets of Boston's North End to speak about life for Boston's earliest black residents. The … Continue reading Event: “For the Common Benefit of the Place” Black Freedom in Early Boston
Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, of the ‘Teaching Hard History’ podcast, along with Dennis Culliton, Executive Director of the Witness Stones Project, will present a virtual workshop/webinar; Witness Stones & Hard History. The Connecticut Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), is pleased to offer this program on Monday, August 3rd and Tuesday, August 4th from 10am-noon. The … Continue reading Witness Stones and Hard History Workshop; August 3rd and 4th.
Meadow Dibble, a Visiting Scholar at Brown University's Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, will join Maine Conservation Alliance to discuss the Atlantic Black Box Project—a Portland-based public history initiative devoted to researching and reckoning with New England's role in the slave trade and the economy of enslavement. All are welcome to attend.