Event | “Abolitionist Cotton Capitalists” with Dr. Kate McMahon on 10/28/21

Hosted by the Freeport Historical Society Maine, Slavery, and the Trade of Enslaved Africans, 1830-1865 Thu, Oct 28, 2021, 6:30 PM EDT Dr. McMahon’s past research interests include African American communities in northern New England from the colonial period through 1865. More recently, her research has focused on the connections between northern New England and … Continue reading Event | “Abolitionist Cotton Capitalists” with Dr. Kate McMahon 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

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 | 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 | 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 | 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

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

ABB and IAA Event | New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne on 8/26

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 ABB and IAA Event | New England and the Global Color Line, with Samantha Payne on 8/26