JAN 13: A lively panel discussion with leading historians exploring some of the most tenuous moments in executive power in our nation’s history.
JAN 27: How William Monroe Trotter, a prominent Black Boston activist, protested the white nationalist film by invoking the memory of Crispus Attucks.
FAQs Registration Form This March 5, Revolutionary Spaces invites you to follow in the footsteps of Revolutionary Era Bostonians by making a speech that helps transform grief into a call for change. During this event, Finding Community and Hope in Loss, we will broadcast speeches by community members remembering their loss and urging us all to take action on a difficult problem. Bostonians have suffered many losses over the last year, but it is not the first time the community… Read more Finding Community and Hope in Loss
DEC 16: Join local personality Rob Crean on this first-of-its-kind comedy talk show, broadcast from the Old South Meeting House.
VIDEO: Poet, essayist and novelist Honorée Fanonne Jeffers will discusses her journey to write a book of poetry on the life and times of Phillis Wheatley Peters.
NOV 10: African American leaders in late 19th century Boston fought to create a lasting monument to Crispus Attucks on Boston Common.
Playwrights discuss their plays in the Huntington’s Dream Boston series, what it means to make art during a pandemic, and the role that history and art play in processing current events.
19th presented Attucks as the first martyr of the Revolution who died fighting for liberty, an image that resonated powerfully with those seeking emancipation for African Americans.
A conversation with David Silverman, author of several books on Native American, colonial American, and American racial history, including “This Land is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and Troubled History of Thanksgiving.”
Conversation with Jared Hardesty, the Associate Professor of History at Western Washington University, and a scholar of colonial America, the Atlantic world, and the histories of labor and slavery.