11th Black New England Conference

THE SCIENCE & ENGINEERING OF RACE: Living Through the Archives 

Huddleston Hall, University of New Hampshire
October 20 – 21st, 2017

Modern medical and social sciences have made some extraordinary advances through the exploitation of Black bodies while simultaneously allowing myths of racial inferiority to continue as justification for centuries of enslavement and political disenfranchisement.

Through discussion of these medical and forensic abuses, the conference will uncover past and present applications of scientific fictions that have codified racial hierarchies, and sustain pervasive beliefs with public policies that continue to shape all areas of American life.

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New Book Reveals Lost History of Slavery in Maine

Thursday, September 14, 7 pm
STAR Theater, Kittery Community Center, Kittery, ME (correction)
Reading and Book Signing
Lives of Consequence: Blacks in Early Kittery and Berwick in the Massachusetts Province of Maine.
Meet author Patricia Q . Wall and hear the long-lost history of Blacks in early Maine.

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Film Screening & Panel Discussion

At this installment of our discussion series to uncover Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation work in our region, New England Blacks in Philanthropy (NEBiP) and the Kellogg Foundation are pleased to present a preview of the documentary Shadows Fall North.
Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center
100 Edgartown Vineyard Haven Road
Oaks Bluff, MA
2:30pm – 6:00pm 

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2017 Sankofa Guided Walking Tours

TheBHTNH is proud to offer a series of focused guided tours by our Sankofa Scholars who will share the stories of a rich Black culture that has shaped the states growth and development …

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Mail: PO Box 6772, Portsmouth NH 03801
Phone: 617-539-6886
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Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire

The Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire works to visibly honor and celebrate a truer more inclusive state’s history through exhibits, programs and tours that can change the way our country understands human dignity when it is free of historical stereotypes.

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