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African Americans in New England Yankee Magazine

African American New England experiences in history are seasoned with the White resistance to Blacks living in the Northeast from Early America until the 20th century. There are few Blacks living in Vermont and...
Martin Luther King Collage

Generous donor donates millions to create a Boston Martin Luther Memorial in the city.

Entrepreneur Paul English pledged millions of dollars to fund the City of Boston endorsed construction of a new Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King permanent installation to memorialize Dr. King. A budget of $5...
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Tufts University of Medford, Ma is hosting new African American Freedom Trail Archive discovery.

African American Freedom Trail Symposium breaks open new archive housed at Tufts University in Medford Ma. The project was inspired by the late Tufts Professor Gerald R. Gill ( 1949-2007) on civil rights and...

Blacks in Boston: A Fifty Year Retrospective video

Video Link Hubie Jones covers 50 years of contemporary Boston history in this video. The work is hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

First Boston slave trade remarks made by a governor in 1638.

First Boston slave trade remarks made by a governor. this is the paper with a journal entry from the year 1638 made by Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop about the slave trade.

NCAAA Museum of the National Center for Afro-American Artists – Boston

The Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) presents a wide range of historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and more. It leads the $500M...

Author Phyllis Wheatley is a major exhibit at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Founded in 1791, the Massachusetts Historical Society has collected to tell us the story about American history, life and culture. It holds  millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national treasures. The...
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Where to look for Black fine art and the finest African American art around...

The WOVEN ARK is the current exhibition until July 2016 at the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American art in Cambridge Central Square. You'll see work from Ghanaian sculptor El Anatsui (a 2015 recipient...