Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators

Attention Educators! Join a free monthly webinar on Teaching Tolerance’s Teaching Hard History Initiative taking place today, Tuesday, January 12, at 7:00 p.m. EST Here's the Zoom link: https://uno.zoom.us/j/89689403407?pwd=MFVLRkpaMXBmcnc4VkozQThKYUtaQT09 The Hard History Project has launched a monthly Virtual Professional Learning Community (VPLC) in partnership with University of New Orleans’ Midlo Center. Our lead presenter is … Continue reading Event today: Hard History Monthly Webinar for Educators

Event: Dr. Kate McMahon on “Land and Liberty: The Historic African American Community of Peterborough, Maine”

Hosted by Maine Conservation Voters Friday, January 15, 12:00 -1:00 p.m. Register here Rural African American communities are an important, yet understudied, part of Maine’s history and path to statehood. Peterborough, in the town of Warren, was once one of the largest African American communities in Maine.  Dr. Kate McMahon of the Smithsonian National Museum … Continue reading Event: Dr. Kate McMahon on “Land and Liberty: The Historic African American Community of Peterborough, Maine”

Events this week: Jared Ross Hardesty presents two lectures on Slavery in the North

Two lectures offered by Moffatt-Ladd House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire On Tuesday, Jan, 12, at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Jared Ross Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University will give a lecture geared toward the needs of teachers and museum educators, entitled “Confronting Slavery in Early New England: History, Sources and Interpretation.”  This session will … Continue reading Events this week: Jared Ross Hardesty presents two lectures on Slavery in the North

Event today: Reconsidering Confederate Monuments in the First Capital of the Confederacy

Join a conversation about historic monuments and their past, present, and future in Montgomery, Alabama Hosted by Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 7:00 – 9:00 pm EST Register here On November 18, join nationally renowned Civil War historian, educator, and public speaker Kevin Levin (http://cwmemory.com/) as he enters conversation with Montgomery … Continue reading Event today: Reconsidering Confederate Monuments in the First Capital of the Confederacy

Freeing Eral Lonnon: a Mashpee Indian Presumed a Fugitive Slave in Louisiana, and the Role of Native People in the History of Judicial Abolition in Massachusetts

A summary essay about the 1839 report on the deliverance of Massachusetts citizens liable to be sold as slaves in slave states and a 1936 reference book on historical Massachusetts judicial cases involving people of color By Edward L. Bell scholarly researcher and writer in New England history Abstract: The 1839 Massachusetts legislative Report on … Continue reading Freeing Eral Lonnon: a Mashpee Indian Presumed a Fugitive Slave in Louisiana, and the Role of Native People in the History of Judicial Abolition in Massachusetts