IAA/ABB Event | ReMapping New England: Unraveling Legacy (The TransAtlantic Slave Trade) on 10/28/21

Hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance and Atlantic Black Box Thursday, October 28th at 5:00pm EST Register here ReMAPping New England is a historical recovery project aimed at inscribing these effaced narratives both in the built environment and on a dynamic digital landscape in an effort to re-member our communities in all their diversity and radically … Continue reading IAA/ABB Event | ReMapping New England: Unraveling Legacy (The TransAtlantic Slave Trade) on 10/28/21

CCI/ABB Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine on 10/16

It's happening! A day-long virtual gathering to deepen local, anti-racist organizing and action in Maine. Co-hosted by Community Change Inc. and Atlantic Black Box Saturday, October 16, 2021 9:00AM — 4:30PM Eastern Time Register here shining a light on Maine & New England's role in the slave trade and the global economy of enslavement witnessing … Continue reading CCI/ABB Event | Anti-Racism Organizing in Maine on 10/16

Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

Hosted by Old North Wednesday, November 3, 2021 | 7:00 – 8:30pm Register here Join historian Jared Ross Hardesty on Zoom for a discussion about his new book, Mutiny on the Rising Sun: A Tragic Tale of Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate. On the night of June 1, 1743, terror struck the schooner Rising Sun. After completing a routine … Continue reading Event | Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate at Old North with Dr. Jared Hardesty on 11/3/21

Event | 2021 Slave Dwelling Project Conference 9/30-10/2

Changing Narratives in Changing Times September 30 - October 2 Register Here Keynote addresses byHasan Kwame JeffriesSusan NeimanWhitney Battle-Baptiste   General Admission for all 30 sessions is only $100The Student Rate is $35A limited number of scholarships are still available. Since 2010,The Slave Dwelling Project has been bringing attention to the need to preserve, sustain and interpret slave dwellings … Continue reading Event | 2021 Slave Dwelling Project Conference 9/30-10/2

Event | Civil War (or, who do we think we are): An Urgent Reflection on America’s Collective Memory

A feature documentary by three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton Learn more here Screenings New York, NY | September 17-23, IFC Center, Q&As on 9/17, 9/18 and 9/23 Los Angeles, CA | September 17-23, Laemmle Monica Boston, MA | Screening & Panel, Coolidge Corner, September 22nd, 7:00pm Written and directed by three-time Emmy nominee Rachel Boynton (Big … Continue reading Event | Civil War (or, who do we think we are): An Urgent Reflection on America’s Collective Memory

Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball

In-theater at Portland Stage, in Portland, Maine September 29 – October 17, 2021 Digital On-Demand October 13 – October 31, 2021 In the fictional town of Hillcroft Maine, a 20th century African American schoolteacher is determined to elevate her students. One hundred years later, in the same place, a white teacher is running for office. … Continue reading Event | “Perseverance,” a play by Callie Kimball

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 | Yale and Slavery in Historical Perspective

Hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, The MacMillan Center at Yale University 23rd Annual ConferenceYale and Slavery in Historical Perspective October 28-30, 2021 The conference will be conducted remotely. Register here Commissioned by President Peter Salovey, a working group of historians, librarians, student researchers, and community members is conducting … Continue reading Event | Yale and Slavery in Historical Perspective

Event tonight! Rhode Island Mariners of Color: From Bondage to Boatsteerer, with Peter Fay 9/8 @

The great migration from rural towns to the sea: whaling and shipping at the end of Rhode Island slavery. Hosted by Newport Middle Passage Wednesday, September 8, 2021 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT Register here For centuries, Rhode Island sent its young men to sea. As agriculture and slavery slowly declined, hundreds left the … Continue reading Event tonight! Rhode Island Mariners of Color: From Bondage to Boatsteerer, with Peter Fay 9/8 @

Event | Gleaming in the Shadow of Slavery: A Conversation with Descendants of African Americans of Old Yale

Sponsored by the Yale and Slavery Research Project; the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center at Yale; and Dixwell Congregational Church, UCC Thursday, September 16, 2021 • 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Register here This panel discussion will explore lineages of families of early African-American staff and students at Yale. Through this program, we hope to … Continue reading Event | Gleaming in the Shadow of Slavery: A Conversation with Descendants of African Americans of Old Yale