Hosted by Partnership of Historic Bostons Sunday, September 10, 11am This year the Partnership of Historic Bostons delighted to mark the moment when Boston was named and formally founded on Sunday, September 10, 11am, with a powerful sermon, Seeds of Enslavement, by the Rev. Dr. Stephanie May as she begins her ministry at First Church in … Continue reading Partnership of Historic Bostons Event | Seeds of Enslavement on 9/10/23
Hosted by Old North Illuminated Join Dr. Jaimie Crumley for a talk about how the dynamic between Black women and Northern Episcopal Churches shifted after the Revolution. Thursday, October 19 · 7 - 8:30pm EDT, online Register here In Dr. Jaimie Crumley's Fall 2022 Speaker Series talk, she argued that the women of African descent … Continue reading Old North Illuminated Event | Their Chosen Faith: Women of Color in the 19th-Century Episcopal Church on 10/19
"Hiding in Plain Sight: Recovering the erased stories of our ancestors in the United States and the Caribbean" will highlight methods of genealogy research and explore the history of ancestors in the United States and the Caribbean.
Visit local wharves and auction sites related to the Atlantic slave trade, where a captive could be exchanged for “cash or good lumber” to serve in a house or work on the docks or aboard a ship.
Hosted by the Wilton Public Library Saturday, September 16 | 2:00 pmWilton Public Library | Wilton, New Hampshire In this genealogical and historical presentation, Judy Granger will share slides of her research about an infant who was enslaved at birth in 1761. He lived in Wilton, NH, served at a decisive battle in the Revolution, … Continue reading Wilton Public Library Event | Finding Pomp Russell
Dr. Kenneth Minkema will examine some of the theological, religious, and biblical rationales for the institution of slavery, as expressed in the Puritan and Dissenting tradition inherited by many of the English colonizers of New England.
Discover the hidden history of slavery & freedom in Brookline Saturday, Aug 19th 1:00-2:30Cost: $30. Register here This lively 90-minute tour visits three sites telling the history and stories of slavery and freedom. Beginning at Town Hall, participants look for evidence of slavery hidden in plain sight. The walk continues to an Underground Railroad house to … Continue reading Event | Hidden Brookline Walking Tour 8/19/23
What comes after we remember, from apology and forgiveness to reparations and justice? Rhetoric professor Andre E. Johnson, the Monument Lab co-founder and artist Ken Lum, and reparations leader Robin Rue Simmons join Zócalo and the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis to discuss what repair looks like, and how different people and places have stumbled and succeeded in its pursuit.
Dr. Ousmane Power-Greene, in conjunction with the Documenting the Early History of Black Lives in the Connecticut River Valley project, will deliver a free public lecture and 3 site-based workshops considering the history of Black people in western Massachusetts alongside recent scholarship on free Black communities, the Underground Railroad, and the Abolition movement.
Amina R. Merritt, Esq. is an attorney and a direct descendant of Venture Smith who will be sharing her family's story and their work to honor and remember that history.
Hosted by Hidden Brookline Co-sponsored by Brookline Historical Society and the Martin Luther King Committee Location: Brookline Booksmith, 279 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446Date: Tuesday, June 20th at 7 PM Register here Hidden Brookline invites you to hear the true story of a couple’s daring escape from slavery. Ellen Craft disguised herself as a white man, … Continue reading Hidden Brookline Event | Master, Slave, Husband, Wife with author Ilyon Woo on 6/20/23
Georgia Zildjian will explore the legacy of a life-long African American resident of Castine, Maine. Orphaned at 14, Mary Tyler Jackson (1850-1917) persevered and was a beloved member of her community.
The Malaga Ship Story is a tour de force performance by award-winning, and world-renowned storyteller Antonio Rocha.
Attend the upcoming opening of the Slavery in Boston exhibit on June 16th at 1pm in Faneuil Hall
Register now for Art in the Wake: Reckoning and Re-membering, a two-day symposium hosted by Indigo Arts Alliance in partnership with the Center for the Study of Global Slavery at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History & Culture and Atlantic Black Box. May 19 & 20, 2023Indigo Arts Alliance Studio 60 Cove St. … Continue reading ABB Event | Art in the Wake: Reckoning and Re-membering 5/19-20
Gloucester’s Gloster, Fortune & Kate: Interpreting Their Words and Surfacing Evidence of their Lives, with Lise Breen Thursday, April 27 at 5:00 pm Register here In this talk, Lise Breen raises questions about the nature of enslavement in New England and its interpretation. Presenting sketches of four enslaved people with ties to Gloucester, Massachusetts, she … Continue reading ABB event tonight at 5 | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved
Gloucester’s Gloster, Fortune & Kate: Interpreting Their Words and Surfacing Evidence of their Lives, with Lise Breen Thursday, April 27 at 5:00 pm Register here In this talk, Lise Breen raises questions about the nature of enslavement in New England and its interpretation. Presenting sketches of four enslaved people with ties to Gloucester, Massachusetts, she … Continue reading ABB Event Thursday | Interpreting the Words of Gloucester’s Enslaved on 4/27
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023 Time: 7:00 pm Register here A talk via Zoom on three centuries of Maine’s Black history by historian and journalist Bob Greene. Funded by the Maine Humanities Council. Did you know that Maine’s Black history goes back to at least 12 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock? The … Continue reading Castine Historical Society event tonight | Maine’s Black History with Bob Greene
Hosted by Maine Black Community Development VISIT EVENT WEBSITE HERE The State of Black Maine Symposium is a daylong event that will be held annually on Juneteenth—now a paid state holiday in Maine—with the aim of creating and sustaining a public platform that amplifies Black Maine voices, unifies across difference, builds solidarity, fosters collaboration, holds … Continue reading Save the date: The State of Black Maine on Juneteenth
Presented by the Hard History Project and Historic Hudson Valley March 30, at 7:00pm EST Register here This free webinar features teachers and historians from New York and other states. They’ll share practical tips about how to use primary sources t0 teach the history of slavery in the United States. During the webinar, participants will gain practical, use-tomorrow strategies and … Continue reading Hard History Event | “People Not Property” on 3/30