"What approaches can be employed to engage critically with museum documentation and object records, in order to tackle structural bias and the hegemony of traditional western, colonial, heteronormative, ableist norms of knowledge production and practice?" In this blog post, Ananda Rutherford of Museums Data Laundry offers these and other insightful questions that can help guide … Continue reading Resource | Documentation and Decolonisation by Ananda Rutherford
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
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
"Freedom On The Move: Rediscovering the Stories of Self-Liberating People" is a searchable database of fugitives of American Slavery. It is a collaboration of Cornell University, along with the University of Alabama, University of New Orleans, University of Kentucky, and Ohio State University.
By Jared Ross Hardesty Some of the most common questions I receive after giving a talk about my book or a workshop about slavery in New England concern research. Where do you start? What types of sources are available? How accessible are those sources? In this post, I hope to clarify some of these questions … Continue reading Researching Slavery and Black Life in Early New England: An Introduction
Elizabeth Donnan's four-volume Documents Illustrative of the History of the Slave Trade to America (Washington, DC: Carnegie Institute of Washington, 1930–35). Volume 1, 1441–1700 (1930) Volume 2, The Eighteenth Century (1931) Volume 3, New England and the Middle Colonies (1932) Volume 4, The Border Colonies and the Southern Colonies (1935)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUCPo0DSstY&feature=emb_err_woyt “Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels,” directed by Tony Buba and produced by Marcus Rediker, is based on Rediker’s book, The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom (Penguin 2012). The film chronicles a journey to Sierra Leone in 2013 to visit the home villages of the rebels who … Continue reading Now streaming: Ghosts of Amistad, by Tony Buba and Marcus Rediker