Nick Biddle has been identifed as the first person wounded in the "Great American Rebellion." | From the University of Virginia / Nick Biddle, wounded in a mob attack in Baltimore in April 1861, commissioned a carte de visite portrait (John L. Nau III Civil War History Collection) to memorialize his experience
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.
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
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) is the largest professional association in the world for individuals and institutions engaged in the study of Latin America. With over 13,000 members, over 60% of whom reside outside the United States, LASA is the one association that brings together experts on Latin
The 1619 project prepares to help America read together, think together, and build together in 2023. | From 1619 / "The 1619 Project is The New York Times Magazine’s award-winning reframing of American history that placed slavery and its continuing legacy at the center of our national narrative. The project, which
Jeffrey Robinson, for the "Who We Are Project." Never forget. Never, ever forget...who we are. | Event: October 20, 2022 | This year's #FreedomAward Special Tribute will recognize a leader blazing an unforgettable trail! @jeff_robinson56 is the creator of “The Who We Are Project,” which includes a doc on @netflix.
Survey said? The Mecca. | My student totally got it in their exam! ♥️: "African Diaspora is a concept that was born in Mecca. The Mecca, in this circumstance, refers to the campus of Howard University ... Joseph Harris is the founder of the term African Diaspora..." 💯♥️😀 #twitterstorians — Ana Lucia Araujo, PhD (@araujohistorian)