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O Say Can You See; Suing for Freedom

The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently debuted an online database of more than 500 court cases in which enslaved persons had sued to gain their freedom. The project collected, digitized, and makes…

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Black History Trail Makes 200 Stops Across Massachusetts

“Massachusetts was the first [colony] to legalize slavery, in 1641. Even before then, merchants in the Massachusetts Bay Colony had enslaved Native Americans, and by 1638 were bartering them for Africans in the West Indies. The slave trade grew from…

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African American Literature Book Club

As we approach February and Black History Month, we’re highlighting the African American Literature Book Club. Founder and webmaster Troy Johnson compiles Books, Authors, Events, Resources, Discussion, Blog, Book Club, and Articles to help you fill in the gaps in…

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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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