Watch | Old North and Enslaved People in the British Colonial Period

From the series "Illuminating the Unseen" by Old North Church, Boston In this episode of Illuminating the Unseen, Jaimie discusses slavery in Boston during the British colonial period. How did it differ from Southern slavery? How many enslaved people lived in Massachusetts? How did Old North congregants participate in and profit from slavery? Jaimie looks … Continue reading Watch | Old North and Enslaved People in the British Colonial Period

Opportunity | Join the 1619 Education Network

The Pulitzer Center encourages educators to Apply To Join The 1619 Project Education Network! We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2022 cohort of The 1619 Project Education Network! As part of this paid, virtual program, a cohort of some 40 teams made up of administrators and educators will receive grants of $5,000 each to … Continue reading Opportunity | Join the 1619 Education Network

Event | History Inside-Out: Learning How to Decenter the Dominant Narrative on 1/12/22

Hosted by the Center for Antiracist Education Wednesday January 12, 2022, at 6:30 PM EST Register here Dominant narratives seem hard-wired into the collective memory, into our textbooks, and in our lessons. They are incomplete depictions, often only representing a single point of view—that of the people in power. Challenging those narratives isn’t just a matter … Continue reading Event | History Inside-Out: Learning How to Decenter the Dominant Narrative on 1/12/22

Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Hosted by the Pulitzer Center November 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET Click here to register The 1619 Project from The New York Times Magazine aims to reframe U.S. history by placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center of our national narrative. It includes … Continue reading Webinar for Educators: Resources and strategies for examining U.S. history using The 1619 Project

Opportunity | Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts

Hosted by Learning for Justice The inaugural cohorts will engage with our Teaching Hard History: American Slavery framework and learn how to use it to enrich their lessons on American enslavement, build students’ civic engagement and critical thinking, and deepen their mindsets around inclusion and empathy. THH Cohorts will provide educators, free of charge, the chance to … Continue reading Opportunity | Teaching Hard History Professional Learning Cohorts

Educators! From The Choices Program, Free Access to Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies Unit

The Digital Editions format of this unit is FREE through June 30, 2022, thanks to funding through the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University. Learn more here Racial slavery was at the center of the Atlantic World’s economy for centuries. One of the primary legacies of racial slavery is that … Continue reading Educators! From The Choices Program, Free Access to Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies Unit

Event today: ABB Research Forum for Members

Monday, August 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm Dr. Nicole Maskiell will be the featured guest at ABB’s monthly Research Forum, a collaborative learning platform open to all institutional and individual members of ABB. At these informal sessions, scholars and independent researchers share information about their research methods, identify useful sources, describe obstacles encountered, and outline … Continue reading Event today: ABB Research Forum for Members

Event | Venture Smith: An African American in 18th Century Connecticut

Hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center Wednesday, July 28, 2021 • 6:00 to 7:30 pm Register here Join Joy Burns, Elizabeth Normen, Nancy Steenberg, and Tom Thurston as we discuss teaching Venture Smith’s extraordinary life to better understand slavery and freedom in 18th century New England.  The first 30 teachers to register and attend the workshop will receive a free copy … Continue reading Event | Venture Smith: An African American in 18th Century Connecticut

Event | Dr. Josh Rothman to discuss the domestic slave trade on 7/6

Hosted by The Hard History Project Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET Click here to join session on July 6th This month Dr. Josh Rothman, Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at the University of Alabama, will be talking with us about his newest book “The Ledger and the … Continue reading Event | Dr. Josh Rothman to discuss the domestic slave trade on 7/6

Event tonight | ABB Research Forum with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box, open to ABB members Monday, June 28 at 5:00 pm Join ABB to attend Dr. Kabria Baumgartner will be the featured guest at ABB’s monthly Research Forum, a collaborative learning platform open to all institutional and individual members of ABB. At these informal sessions, scholars and independent researchers share information … Continue reading Event tonight | ABB Research Forum with Dr. Kabria Baumgartner

Event tomorrow | The Hard History Project PLC with Dr. Meredith McCoy

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 7:00 EST Click here to join event Please join The Hard History Project for a very special installment of the PLC, when we'll be joined by Dr. Meredith McCoy. Meredith was the co-host for Season Two of the Teaching Hard History podcast, and she's a great person to answer your … Continue reading Event tomorrow | The Hard History Project PLC with Dr. Meredith McCoy

Workshop | Researching Black History and Genealogy

2021 Finding Our Roots Hosted by the BLACK HERITAGE TRAIL OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Register here Thursday, June 17 | 10:00 PM – 2:30 PMVirtual Workshop | Cost $40 Embarking for the first time, or relatively new to researching African American History and Genealogy? This workshop, divided into 4 one-hour sessions, will provide you with the … Continue reading Workshop | Researching Black History and Genealogy

ABB event today: Monthly Research Forum

Today at 5:00 pm ET, we will be hosting our first monthly ABB Research Forum for members. This is an informal gathering of scholars, independent researchers, citizen historians, educators, archivists, genealogists, museum specialists, artists, antiracism activists and more, all coming together to discuss best practices in researching and reckoning with New England’s role in the … Continue reading ABB event today: Monthly Research Forum

Resource | Building a Foundation for Action: Anti-Racist Historic Preservation Resources

Shared by Reneé S. Anderson, Ph.D., National Museum of African American History and Culture Access the list This document is a work-in-progress to collectively compile resources to further anti-racism efforts in the field of historic preservation. This list is intended to support and engage the preservation field writ large, including policymakers, managers, practitioners, researchers, community … Continue reading Resource | Building a Foundation for Action: Anti-Racist Historic Preservation Resources

Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS WILL REIMAGINE NEW ENGLAND’S PAST Applications are now being accepted for summer 2021 fellows seeking to participate in a new project entitled, Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom.  The Frank C. Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport, in collaboration with Williams College and the Center for the Study of Slavery & … Continue reading Fellowship opportunity: Reimagining New England Histories at Mystic Seaport

Event: Hard History Project VPLC for Educators with Dr. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

The Hard History Project is hosting a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Tuesday, April 6th 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. Bethany Jay 4/6 @ 7 pm

Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them – A Workshop for Educators

Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them - A Workshop for EducatorsMarch 30, 2021 • 3:30 - 5:00 pmONLINE Registration Fee: $25 per person  3:30 - 5:00 pmTake a deeper dive during this educator's workshop with Dr. James Loewen. Do you want to learn how to direct your students to discover Native American history in your community? … Continue reading Lies My Teacher Told Me & How to Avoid Them – A Workshop for Educators

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

Author Talk with Elizabeth Normen, Venture Smith, Tuesday, (1/26), 7-8pm on Zoom

Purchase copies here: https://venturesmithcolonialct.org/product/venture-smiths-colonial-connecticut-single-copies/ On January 26th, from 7:00-8:00pm, the Suffield Historical Society will host a free Zoom program with Elizabeth Normen, author of Venture Smith’s Colonial Connecticut, a new book for middle schoolers and about the founding of Connecticut as told through the 1798 first-person narrative of Venture Smith. She will speak about this new … Continue reading Author Talk with Elizabeth Normen, Venture Smith, Tuesday, (1/26), 7-8pm on Zoom