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 | “I Am This Place” a site-specific theater event

Hosted by Revolutionary Spaces OCTOBER 16 - 24Sat & Sun 11:30AM & 1PMAT OLD SOUTH MEETING HOUSE Learn more here The original play I Am This Place envisions a legacy and history of resistance, survival, loss, and remembrance which may have influenced Crispus Attucks, the African and Indigenous man who was the first to fall … Continue reading Event | “I Am This Place” a site-specific theater event

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

ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

Hosted by Atlantic Black Box and Indigo Arts Alliance Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield traces the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy during the Revolutionary period Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Register here In this talk, Dr. Whitfield will trace the itinerary of an enslaved Black woman named Nancy … Continue reading ABB & IAA Event | ReMapping New England: Enslaved Black Biographies from Canada’s Atlantic, with Dr. Harvey Amani Whitfield on 9/30

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

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

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

Lost Years Recovered: John Peters and Phillis Wheatley Peters in Middleton

Tuesday, September 21, 20215:15pm - 7:15pmOnline Event Registration Phillis Wheatley was an African-born poet who, from the age of seven, was enslaved in late eighteenth-century Boston. The genius of her poetry led to acclaim both in northern British colonies and in England. She published her first book of poetry in London on a tour there … Continue reading Lost Years Recovered: John Peters and Phillis Wheatley Peters in Middleton

Tonight! New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne

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 Tonight! New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne

Event | Rhode Island Black Storytellers on Black Historical Journeys 8/30 – 9/2

Students of all ages, families and lifelong learners are invited to travel with Rhode Island Black Storytellers on Black historical journeys. Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2, 2021 6:30 - 7:30 pm Register here RIBS storytellers will be online each night at 6:30 to share stories from Black History before Bed. Some nights will … Continue reading Event | Rhode Island Black Storytellers on Black Historical Journeys 8/30 – 9/2