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

Job opportunity | Williams College seeks research associate for Reimagining New England Histories

Research Associate/Project Coordinator Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Williams College seeks a Research Associate/Project Coordinator as part of its participation in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Just Futures Initiative. This is a part-time (~15 hours per week), two and a half-year term, grant-funded role that will support both the research and administrative aspects of the … Continue reading Job opportunity | Williams College seeks research associate for Reimagining New England Histories

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 | 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 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

ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, June 24th at 5:00 pm Register here Join us for ReMapping New England, an ongoing 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. Uncovering the hidden role … Continue reading ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24

Event today | Slavery in Lincoln, MA: Reckoning with Our Past, Planning for a More Honest and Inclusive Future, with Pr. Elise Lemire

Hosted by Bemis Lecture and the Lincoln Historical Society Saturday, June 19, 4-5 PM Register here Juneteenth, or June Nineteenth, celebrates the nation’s second, but no less important, independence day, when federal troops arrived in Texas in 1865 to ensure that all of the people enslaved there were freed. In celebration of this day, Bemis … Continue reading Event today | Slavery in Lincoln, MA: Reckoning with Our Past, Planning for a More Honest and Inclusive Future, with Pr. Elise Lemire

Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

Sunday, June 27, 2021 | 10:00-11:30 amMeet at Town Hall, 333 Washington St., Brookline, MAGreat for adults + students from grade 6 or 7 up Led by Barbara Brown, chair of the Hidden Brookline Committee, Office of Diversity Register here through Brookline Adult Ed Much of Brookline's history remains hidden in plain view. This walking tour will visit … Continue reading Event | Hidden Brookline’s Slavery & Freedom Walking Tour 6/27

ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, June 24th at 5:00 pm Register here Join us for ReMapping New England, an ongoing 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. Uncovering the hidden role … Continue reading ABB Event | In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in the Antebellum North with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner on 6/24