From Harvard Law School / Professor Martha S. Jones delivered the inaugural Belinda Sutton Distinguished Lecture at Harvard Law School, titled “What’s So Hard About Hard Histories?” Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, Professor of History, Professor at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University. | WATCH.
Anton and BC welcome Dr. Ashuanta Anderson for a discussion about cultural pride reinforcement, the power of children’s books, and how we can propel all children closer to our collective Wakanda. Ashaunta T. Anderson, MD, MPH, MSHS is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine
Join the movement to preserve, enhance, and elevate historic Black neighborhoods and commercial districts by strengthening connections between the people who serve them. | Historic African American Neighborhood and District Summit 2022Join us for the second annual HAANDS Summit in the Sweet Auburn Historic District, in Atlanta, Georgia.EventbriteWe Shall Overcome:
Eunice Ajim has done it. You can, too. | VC10X - Venture Capital PodcastEunice is the Founding Partner at Ajim Capital. Ajim Capital is an early-stage fund that invests in pre-seed and seed stage companies that focus on using technology to fill significant economic and infrastructure gaps for consumers and enterprises
From Howard French via The Washington Post / "The scuba divers marched through the cobblestone streets of one of the world’s most infamous former slave ports, carrying tape measures, clipboards and fins. There was a Senegalese police officer who’d learned to dive the month before. A more seasoned diver
Assistant Professor, DJ Polite, and author and journalist, David Zucchino, remind us what happened in North Carolina nearly 125 years ago. From DJ Polite via Black Perspectives / "The Wilmington Massacre of 1898 remains one of the clearest demonstrations of white supremacy and Jim Crow violently erasing the progress and promise
Applications for an innovative new exchange program are being accepted now. Learn more HERE. | From the Smithsonian / "In coordination with, and with support from, the U.S. Department of State’s Cultural Heritage Center, SI is developing a two-year cultural exchange program that will bring together scholars and experts from
Virtual Event: December 1, 2022 | From Black Freedom Studies / Featuring the discussants Drs. Kabria Baumgartner, Christopher Bonastia, Michael Hines, and Brian Jones, this Conversation will be moderated by the co-organizers of the Conversations in Black Freedom Studies series, Robyn Spencer and Jeanne Theoharis. - REGISTER HERE Conversations in Black Freedom
Event: November 21-27, 2022 | Founded by Metasebia Yoseph From DWAA / Since launching in December of 2015, Design Week Addis Ababa (DWAA) has become the most anticipated design event in East Africa. This community based platform coordinates local and international designers, artists, artisans, workshops, galleries, showrooms, cultural institutions, hotels, companies, and
The Freedmen's Bureau Search Portal is now LIVE. | From the NMAAHC / "The Freedmen’s Bureau Search Portal provides unprecedented opportunities for family historians and genealogists to search for their ancestors and for scholars to research a variety of topics related to slavery and Reconstruction in the Freedmen’s Bureau records.
Virtual Event: November 15, 2022 | From the Cumberland River Project / - REGISTER HERE "Hill’s Island–a space originally occupied by Native Americans—bears the name of one of most revered slave traders in the antebellum South. Although largely inaccessible to the general public, is an area of the city
Event: November 16, 2023 | The newly created New York State Commission on African American History will highlight contributions by Africans and African Americans to the United States and to New York State. From the NYSCAAH / "Partnering with community-based organizations, the New York State Commission on African American History will bring
Author Clint Smith ponders what lessons Germany can teach America about remembering the unthinkable. THIS is how we RECOLLECT... | From The Atlantic / "After spending time in Germany, I, too, gained a sense of clarity about the interconnectedness of racial oppression and state violence. I left with a clearer understanding of
Event: 2022-2023 in select American and Canadian cities. | Produced by the Paquin Entertainment Group in partnership with National Geographic, the Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience utilizes nine distinct multi-sensory galleries to purpotedly unlock the 3,300 year old story of King Tut in an evolution of immersive experiences. Via
Elias Rodriques reminds us why author and professor, Saidiya Hartman, has been, and is, so pivotal. | From Elias Rodriques, via The Nation / "Saidiya Hartman has shaped studies of Black life for over two decades. Her first book, 1997’s Scenes of Subjection, argued that slavery was foundational to the American
Virtual Event: November 14-21, 2022 | From Black Perspectives / Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Soceity (AAIHS) is hosting an online forum on the theme “The Significance of the Black Family in the US.” Organized by Holly Pinheiro, the online forum brings together scholars to contextualize
Event: March, 2023 | From NMAAHC / Through the 4,300-square-foot temporary exhibition, visitors will view a variety of objects from Afrofuturism pioneers, including Octavia Butler’s typewriter, Nichelle Nichols’ Star Trek uniform as the character Lt. Nyota Uhura and Nona Hendryx’s spacesuit-inspired costume worn while performing with LaBelle. LEARN MORE.
Event: November 19, 2022 | The International African American Museum will lead a discussion about the book Black Homesteaders of The South with author Bernice Alexander Bennett and additional speakers on Saturday, November 19th. Register HERE. November 19, 2022: Black Homesteaders of The South Workshop - International African American MuseumThe International