Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14

Hosted by Maine Wabanaki REACH November 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM This program is a two hour  interactive experience in which we engage in a story of particular events in the history of 400-years of colonization of Wabanaki people by Europeans in this territory now called the state of Maine. This highly engaging experience requires … Continue reading Event | Interacting with Wabanaki Maine History on 11/14

Event | Dawnland Film and Discussion 10/11

Indigenous People’s Day October 11, 2021 at 6:00 PM Don't miss this unique opportunity to engage with a few of the women who created Wabanaki REACH and the historic Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The documentary film about their work, Dawnland, will be available to view online prior to the panel discussion.  Dawnland is a … Continue reading Event | Dawnland Film and Discussion 10/11

Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball

In-theater at Portland Stage, in Portland, Maine September 29 – October 17, 2021 Digital On-Demand October 13 – October 31, 2021 In the fictional town of Hillcroft Maine, a 20th century African American schoolteacher is determined to elevate her students. One hundred years later, in the same place, a white teacher is running for office. … Continue reading Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball

Premier | “The ABCs of Abolition,” a Freedom and Captivity Production

Wednesday, September 15, at 6:30 P.M. at Congress Square Park, Portland, MaineFollowed by a screening of Time, sponsored by PMA films and MPAC. What does a 21st century abolitionist Maine look like? In June, Freedom & Captivity invited Mainers to suggest words that capture their vision of abolition. Over a hundred participants, from South Penobscot to York, from … Continue reading Premier | “The ABCs of Abolition,” a Freedom and Captivity Production

Tonight! New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne

The role of New England in the global expansion of white supremacist politics after the abolition of slavery Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm Register here In the middle of the nineteenth century, elite white men from New England began to purchase Cuban … Continue reading Tonight! New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne

ABB & IAA event today! Portland’s African Heritage Guided Tour

A guided tour of Portland’s history with Atlantic Black Box followed by an art workshop with Indigo Arts Alliance Tuesday, August 10, 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 today! Portland’s African Heritage Guided Tour

ABB Event | A People’s History of Portland, Guided Tour

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance A guided tour highlighting the stories of Portland's historically marginalized communities 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 England series. Taking inspiration from Howard Zinn's A People's … Continue reading ABB Event | A People’s History of Portland, Guided Tour

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 | 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

ReMapping Event | Guided Tour: A People’s History of Portland on 6/29

Tuesday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pmA People’s History of Portland Hosted by Atlantic Black Box & Indigo Arts Alliance Register here Taking inspiration from Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, this tour through Portland’s Old Port highlights the stories of the city’s historically marginalized communities. From the colonial assault … Continue reading ReMapping Event | Guided Tour: A People’s History of Portland on 6/29