ABB & IAA Event | The Black Man in the Forest: Race, Fugitivity, and the Creation of an Early Modern Boogeyman with Dr. Nicole Maskiell 7/29

ReMapping New England is a collaboration between Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance that aims to re-member our communities in all their diversity and radically shift public consciousness toward truth. Thursday, July 29, 2021, 5:00 PM ET Register here This month we'll be joined by Dr. Nicole Maskiell, Assistant Professor in the Department of … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | The Black Man in the Forest: Race, Fugitivity, and the Creation of an Early Modern Boogeyman with Dr. Nicole Maskiell 7/29

Event | The Colonization of Black Female Bodies with Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes 7/21

The Newport Middle Passage Port Marker Project presents Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes in an online event for the general public in collaboration with the Redwood Library and Atheneum of Newport. WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2021 AT 6 PM EDT – 7 PM EDT Register here In this presentation, Dr. Barros Gomes will discuss how the … Continue reading Event | The Colonization of Black Female Bodies with Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes 7/21

Event | Flouting the Law: Massachusetts Residents Still Owned Slaves in 1850!

Held in the Balance: The Trask 250 An Evening with Nicka Sewell-Smith Hosted by the Massachusetts Genealogical Council Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. ET Click here to register In late 2014, Nicka Sewel-Smith uncovered one of the biggest finds of her genealogical career. She discovered ancestors that were enslaved by brothers Israel Elliot … Continue reading Event | Flouting the Law: Massachusetts Residents Still Owned Slaves in 1850!

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

ReMapping Event | Guided Tour: A People’s History of Portland on 6/29

Tuesday, June 29 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pmA People’s History of Portland Hosted by Atlantic Black Box & Indigo Arts Alliance Register here Taking inspiration from Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States, this tour through Portland’s Old Port highlights the stories of the city’s historically marginalized communities. From the colonial assault … Continue reading ReMapping Event | Guided Tour: A People’s History of Portland on 6/29

Event | African Heritage Tour at God’s Little Acre

Hosted by Rhode Island Black Heritage Society Register here The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society is offering tours of God’s Little Acre, the oldest and largest cemetery for enslaved and free Africans. The tour focuses on the Creative Survival of the African Heritage people of Newport; their journey from enslavement to freedom and how they … Continue reading Event | African Heritage Tour at God’s Little Acre

Event | Guided Tour: “A Quest to Thrive: Economics of Slavery & Portsmouth’s Early Black Community”

Hosted by the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire Led by Sankofa Scholar & Tour Guide Angela Matthews Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 2:00 pm Register here Institutionalized slavery in Colonial America provided immense wealth and material culture to many European immigrants and their descendants in the Americas, as Portsmouth’s house museums bear witness. This … Continue reading Event | Guided Tour: “A Quest to Thrive: Economics of Slavery & Portsmouth’s Early Black Community”

Event today | Slavery in Lincoln, MA: Reckoning with Our Past, Planning for a More Honest and Inclusive Future, with Pr. Elise Lemire

Hosted by Bemis Lecture and the Lincoln Historical Society Saturday, June 19, 4-5 PM Register here Juneteenth, or June Nineteenth, celebrates the nation’s second, but no less important, independence day, when federal troops arrived in Texas in 1865 to ensure that all of the people enslaved there were freed. In celebration of this day, Bemis … Continue reading Event today | Slavery in Lincoln, MA: Reckoning with Our Past, Planning for a More Honest and Inclusive Future, with Pr. Elise Lemire

ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance

A Guided Tour of Portland’s African Heritage & Woodblock Printing Workshop Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance invite you to engage with memory, art, and place through the latest offering in our ReMapping New England series: Portland’s African Heritage Tour and Block Printing Workshop. In celebration of Juneteenth, participants will be guided on a … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | Juneteenth! Celebrating Portland’s African Heritage and Creative Resistance