Job Opportunity | Weeksville Heritage Center

VICE PRESIDENT OF LEARNING & ENGAGEMENT POSITION DESCRIPTION About Weeksville Heritage CenterWeeksville Heritage Center (WHC) is a historic site and cultural center in Central Brooklyn thatuses education, the arts, and a social justice lens to preserve, document and inspireengagement with the history of Weeksville, one of the largest free Black communities in pre-CivilWar America, and … Continue reading Job Opportunity | Weeksville Heritage Center

Event: Slavery and Abolition: Formative Moments of the American University in the Northeast on 4/28

Hosted by The Cooper Union Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Register here In 2003, President Ruth Simmons of Brown University appointed a special committee to explore Brown University’s historical relationship to slavery and the slave trade. Since then, this archival project has spread to other institutions including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), … Continue reading Event: Slavery and Abolition: Formative Moments of the American University in the Northeast on 4/28

Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

Hosted by the hudson river maritime museum Wednesday, April 7, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Virtual via Zoom Register here We often think of slavery as a southern phenomenon, far removed from the booming cities of the North. But even though slavery had been outlawed in Gotham by the 1830s, Black New Yorkers were not … Continue reading Event tomorrow: The New York Kidnapping Club with Dr. Jonathan Daniel Wells on 4/7 @ 7 pm

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