“The Caribbean Memory Project (CMP) is the Caribbean’s first crowd-sourced cultural heritage research platform. It is designed to activate and engage the memory of cultural heritage among a mixed audience and to aid in counteracting the effects of erasure and forgetting occurring in a growing number of contemporary Caribbean communities. The CMP is motivated by enduring questions of citizenship and its related responsibilities—to a family, a community, a country—which are central to the conceptualization and sustainable enactment of Caribbean identity. The CMP’s foundational questions include:”
New Digital Project: First Blacks in the Americas:
#ADPhD congratulations the Colored Conventions Project which has won the tenth biennial MLA Prize for a Bibliography, Archive, or Digital Project.
New Digital Project – Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, directed by Jillian E. Galle:
Lisa Y. Henderson is a researcher — and descendant — of North Carolina’s free people of color. She runs a genealogy blog at http://www.scuffalong.com which features archival material on her work in history and genealogy:
Runaway Slaves in Britain is led by Simon P. Newman, Stephen Mullen, and Nelson Mundell:
A digital project by Bill Rankin visualizes the spread of slavery in the United States in maps. Rankin uses dots, black space (to render county/state lines nearly invisible), and color gradations to mark the changing population of slave and free: