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New App for Exploration of African-American History

The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum has announced a new app designed by trustee Kevin Burkman to help users easily find African American historical points of interest from Maine to Virginia and obtain information about each site, including Google Map…

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This App Can Tell You the Indigenous History of the Land You Live On

“You cannot find a corner of this continent that does not hold ancient history, Indigenous value, and pre-colonial place names and stories. And every place we occupy was once the homeland for other people, most of whom didn’t leave willingly. …

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New York State Slavery Records Index Launched by John Jay College

“John Jay College of Criminal Justice today announces the first New York Slavery Records Index, a publicly searchable compilation of records that identify individual enslaved persons and their owners, beginning as early as 1525 and ending during the Civil War….

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United States Civil Rights Trail

On Martin Luther King Day 2018 the Civil Rights Trail website, documenting more than 100 locations across 14 states, was launched.  In addition to historical information, the site includes an interactive map.

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Princeton Digs Deep into Its Fraught Racial History

A New York Times article describes the Princeton & Slavery Project which began in 2013 to explore the University’s ties to slavery.  Many events related to the research will take place during the weekend of November 18 & 19, including…

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