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 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

Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Hosted by the Framingham Public Library and the Framingham History Center Thursday June 17, 2021 @ 7 pm Register here Despite the fact that slavery had been effectively abolished since the 1780s, Framingham, like many other New England towns and cities, maintained a complicated relationship to slavery and abolition throughout the 19th century, according to … Continue reading Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Event | Painting in Context: Sayward-Wheeler House, Art, and the Enslaved on 6/15

Hosted by Historic New England Tuesday, June 15, 5:30 p.m. EDT Register here Our Eustis Estate exhibition, Artful Stories: Paintings from Historic New England, brings together paintings from across Historic New England’s collection, presenting them with a fresh perspective. But what can we learn from the original context of these paintings? In this virtual series, we explore where the … Continue reading Event | Painting in Context: Sayward-Wheeler House, Art, and the Enslaved on 6/15

ABB Event TONIGHT! Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

Join us this Evening for the next event in our ReMapping New England series, an ongoing 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. Featuring scholarly advisor to the Atlantic Black Box project Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara Wednesday, … Continue reading ABB Event TONIGHT! Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

ABB Event | Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island with Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara on 5/26

Join us this Wednesday for the next event in our ReMapping New England series, an ongoing 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. Featuring scholarly advisor to the Atlantic Black Box project Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara Wednesday, … Continue reading ABB Event | Dark Work: The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island with Dr. Christy Clark-Pujara on 5/26

Opportunity | Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice is Hiring

The CSSJ is hiring a new Center Manager to work in partnership with the Center Director and Associate Director on strategic planning, management of all financial, administrative, and human resource operations as well as academic programs, events, and communications for an interdisciplinary scholarly and research center. The Center for the Study of  Slavery and  Justice … Continue reading Opportunity | Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice is Hiring

Event series | A Shared Past: Early African Americans in the Lower Connecticut River Valley

Hosted by the Essex Historical Society, Connecticut The first lecture featured Don Perreault, who presented “Forgotten Voices: A History of Slavery in Saybrook.” A recording of the event, which was held held on March 28, is available on the EHS YouTube channel. The second lecture, "Clo Pratt, a Free Woman of Color during the Revolution" will be held at … Continue reading Event series | A Shared Past: Early African Americans in the Lower Connecticut River Valley