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Charlottesville, VA Liberation and Freedom Day, March 3

For the first time since World War II, Charlottesville won’t honor Thomas Jefferson’s birthday this spring. Instead, on Tuesday, the city will celebrate the demise of slavery with a new holiday, Liberation and Freedom Day, commemorating the arrival of Union…

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Lost Souls Public Memorial Project

The Lost Souls Project of East Brunswick, New Jersey has a new website; click here to view, learn, and donate to support it.  The Project was included in the recent New York Times Magazine article, “They Sold Human Beings Here”…

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Slavery in the President’s Neighborhood

While it is fairly well known that the White House was constructed by free and enslaved African Americans, The White House Historical Association brings to light the lives of those who lived in and near the building in its online…

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Massive New Database Will Connect Billions of Historic Records to Tell the Full Story of American Slavery

“Enslaved: Peoples of the Historic Slave Trade,”  a database, which will serve as a clearinghouse for information about enslaved people and their captors, will launch in 2020.  The tool will link information from projects like Vanderbilt’s “Slave Societies Digital Archive” …

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Heritage of Resistance: Reenactment to Honor Slave Rebellion, November 8 & 9, 2019

After six years of planning, artist Dread Scott is staging the German coast uprising of the January 8, 1811 that involved 200 to 500 people to “reenact the largest slave rebellion in American history. Dressed in period costumes and holding…

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