Mar 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Today is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The 2019 theme is "Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice" Since the time of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the arts have been used to confront slavery, empower enslaved communities and honour those who made freedom … Continue reading Mar 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

AWARD: 2018 AAIHS Award Recipients Announced

Congratulations Dr. Sasha Turner for winning the 2018 Maria Stewart Journal Article Prize for her article “The Nameless and the Forgotten: Maternal Grief, Sacred Protection, and the Archive of Slavery,” Slavery and Abolition, 38: 1 (2017): 232-250. Congratulations to all the winners of all prizes and honorable mentions! Read more: 2018 AAIHS Award Recipients – AAIHS

NEWS: Support the Amistad Research Center on GiveNOLA Day

The Amistad Research Center participates in GiveNola 2017 starting at midnight. If you have it, give a bit to support a tremendous black archive and research center! Read on: Dear Friend of Amistad, Tomorrow May 2, from midnight to midnight, Amistad Research Center is participating in GiveNOLA Day, which ignites the giving spirit throughout the region. … Continue reading NEWS: Support the Amistad Research Center on GiveNOLA Day