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

Race, Class, Labor, and Gender in American Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography has been developed as part of the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH)'s efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field of maritime history as well as within its own membership. Please consider this a collaborative work in progress to which additions, annotations, and other suggestions are welcome. The Black … Continue reading Race, Class, Labor, and Gender in American Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography

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

Sighting a Slave Ship: The Logbook of the ship CORINNE, commanded by John K. Stickney in 1853

Entry for December 31, 1854, while off Pernambuco, Brazil: “At 3pm passed a bark steering about S by W afterwards. Exch[ange] colors.  She proved to be a Buenos Ayrean.  She look rather suspicious, had “windsails” fore and aft.  Am inclined to think she was a “slaver.” 10am saw a vessel ahead standing same way, coming … Continue reading Sighting a Slave Ship: The Logbook of the ship CORINNE, commanded by John K. Stickney in 1853

Captain Taylor and Captain Talbot made history in Portland, Maine

At the South Portland Historical Society, we have a seasonal rhythm that suits us. In the winter, it’s a perfect time for some research and fundraising; each spring, we mount a new exhibit and open our museum; summer and fall are always busy with our museum open every day; and as the holidays approach in … Continue reading Captain Taylor and Captain Talbot made history in Portland, Maine