Tonight | What’s your story? How to blog for Atlantic Black Box @ 5:00 pm

Join our Logbooks authors and share your own journey of historical recovery Atlantic Black Box is a grassroots historical recovery project that empowers communities throughout New England to research, reveal, and begin reckoning with the region’s complicity in the slave trade and the global economy of enslavement while recentering the stories of its racially marginalized … Continue reading Tonight | What’s your story? How to blog for Atlantic Black Box @ 5:00 pm

Event | The Diseased Ship with Meadow Dibble on 1/12/22

A Cautionary Tale About Our Nation’s Twin Plagues That Went Untold for Two Centuries Hosted by The Northeast Harbor Library with support from Maine Humanities Council Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm To register, call the library at 207-276-3333 or email rsvp@nehlibrary.org On August 1, 1819, a majestic Maine-built ship docked at Boston’s Long Wharf, … Continue reading Event | The Diseased Ship with Meadow Dibble on 1/12/22

Event | This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving with David J. Silverman on 11/30/21

Hosted by The Marblehead museum Tuesday, November 30th at 7:00 pm via Zoom Register here Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag people at the heart of the story. In March 1621, when Plymouth's survival was hanging … Continue reading Event | This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving with David J. Silverman on 11/30/21

Tech issues on tonight’s event

Eventbrite is currently experiencing technical issues. If you've had trouble connecting to ReMapping New England: Unraveling Legacy (The TransAtlantic Slave Trade), please use the following link to access tonight's Panel discussion:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PAB6sjpcRtuS1bpsi9F9AQ We offer our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience and we look forward to seeing at (virtually) at tonight’s event.  Warmly,  Indigo Arts Alliance … Continue reading Tech issues on tonight’s event

Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine (AROM) Gathering 2021

Hosted by Community Change Inc. & Atlantic Black Box Revealing Complicit Histories | Uplifting BIPOC Resistance | Shaping Transformative Futures October 16, 2021 @ 9:00AM — 4:30PM Register here Come take part in a convening of organizers, activists, leaders, and educators committed to the movement for racial justice in Maine. This is a unique opportunity … Continue reading Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine (AROM) Gathering 2021

Race & Slavery in New England Symposium

Monday, October 11, 20218:30 AM – 5:30 PM EDT Please join the Museum of Old Newbury, writers, and historians on Monday, October 11, 2021 at The Governor's Academy, Byfield, Mass., to explore the lives and work of black New Englanders through a fresh examination of the historical record and recent research. Presenters will also bring to life … Continue reading Race & Slavery in New England Symposium

ABB and IAA Event | New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne on 8/26

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 ABB and IAA Event | New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne on 8/26

ABB Members Research Forum tonight @ 5 with Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara

Join us this evening from 5:00 - 6:00 pm for our monthly members' research forum, featuring Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara. To become a member of the Atlantic Black Box project, visit https://atlanticblackbox.com/member-login/ Your membership grants you access to a wide and growing coalition of dedicated allies willing to share resources, experiences, knowledge, and skills that will … Continue reading ABB Members Research Forum tonight @ 5 with Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara

Event tonight: The Hard History Project VPLC

The Civil War: Union Policies, Black Communities, and Indigenous People Tuesday, May 4th - 7:00p EST Host: Kate Shuster In this session we’ll learn about how Union policies concerning slavery and African American military service affected the Civil War. We’ll also discuss how free black and enslaved communities affected the Civil War, and how Indigenous … Continue reading Event tonight: The Hard History Project VPLC

Come Join Us!

Over the past academic year, history teacher Rhonan Mokriski and his students at a high school in Salisbury, Ct have been pursuing a project-based learning course in public history focused on uncovering the lives of free and enslaved African American families in northwestern Connecticut. This blog chronicles that journey. Come join us when students from … Continue reading Come Join Us!

Reparations Service March 21 and a Definition of Reparations

#AtlanticBlackBox Blog Post #4 Our Reparations Task Force led the worship service on March 21 on Zoom. Here is a link to that service. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXA0dOJhh3E&t=745s Here is our definition of Reparations for our congregation Reparations  Reparations are an ongoing commitment to be a part of a justice-making process that involves specific forms of repair for … Continue reading Reparations Service March 21 and a Definition of Reparations

Event – Lucretia and Joseph Brown: The Real Story

Tuesday, April 27th, 7pm via Zoom Long mired in myth and misconception, the real history of Lucretia Thomas Brown and Joseph Brown is even more fascinating than the legends. Over the last few years, many individuals and organizations in town have uncovered new and exciting threads in the couple's lives. Together, they weave a story … Continue reading Event – Lucretia and Joseph Brown: The Real Story

“Seeing Violet” — virtual staged reading

A cowrie shell. A silver coin. A manumission paper. They're all unearthed during renovations at an 18th century New England manse. What's their story? What secrets do they hold? Forget your Zoom fatigue and find out! Hibernian Hall in Roxbury, MA presents a streamed reading of Seeing Violet by award-winning Boston playwright Peter Snoad. You … Continue reading “Seeing Violet” — virtual staged reading

Job opening: Center for Antiracist Education

At Stand for Children Partnership Manager Your role stands at the center of the movement to provide access to effective, research-based antiracist learning materials and ensure that educators are prepared, and qualified to teach about race and racism effectively. You will be responsible for helping to manage new and existing partnerships with school districts and … Continue reading Job opening: Center for Antiracist Education

Celebrated author, James Loewen, and a free talk tonight

When: March 11, 7:00-8:15 pm Where: Online Topics: History, education, social justice  Cost: Free Description For: Heads, Teachers, DEI&J Directors,  The Long Ridge School, in partnership with The Ferguson Library, Domus Kids, and Stamford Stands Against Racism, invites you to join them for an evening with the renowned American sociologist, historian, and author James W. Loewen. In this lively and thought-provoking talk, Mr. … Continue reading Celebrated author, James Loewen, and a free talk tonight

ABB Event: Remapping New England: Monuments, Markers, & Collective Memory

Presented by Atlantic Black Box & Indigo Arts Alliance Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 pm on zoom  Register here Join Indigo Arts Alliance and Atlantic Black Box for the first in a series of conversations that will showcase projects from around New England that aim to make Black history and heritage visible in the built environment. Dr. Kate McMahon of … Continue reading ABB Event: Remapping New England: Monuments, Markers, & Collective Memory

Event tomorrow: Race, Slavery, Colonialism & the Making of Capitalism

Presented by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice, Brown University January 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. EST Zoom registration link  The recent world wide explosion of Black Lives Matter foregrounded the ways in which systematic anti-Black racism operates in our world. What is the relationship between anti-Black racism, the histories of racial … Continue reading Event tomorrow: Race, Slavery, Colonialism & the Making of Capitalism

Opportunity: Smithsonian Program Specialist at the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, NMAAHC

View job listing: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/588268200 The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) has different centers within the Museum that provide an innovative approach to community outreach and engagement, providing opportunities to expand on topics beyond the Museum's permanent exhibitions. The Centers also enable the Museum to reach global audiences through increased digital access … Continue reading Opportunity: Smithsonian Program Specialist at the Center for the Study of Global Slavery, NMAAHC

Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators

Attention Educators! Join a free monthly webinar on Teaching Tolerance’s Teaching Hard History Initiative taking place today, Tuesday, January 12, at 7:00 p.m. EST Here's the Zoom link: https://uno.zoom.us/j/89689403407?pwd=MFVLRkpaMXBmcnc4VkozQThKYUtaQT09 The Hard History Project has launched a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Our lead presenter is … Continue reading Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators