african american

The Black Community of Colonial Dorchester | Feb 21

Dorchester Historical Society presents local historian Alex Goldfeld, who will talk about Colonial Dorchester & Boston exploring what is known about Sebastian Kane, Dorchester's first Black  landowner and other people African decent in a predominantly white colony. Alex Goldfeld will also use his original research on Boston's "New Guinea" neighborhood to explore black life over three centuries ago.


When: Sunday, Feb 21, 2pm

Where: Dorchester Historical Society, 195 Boston St., Dorchester, MA  02125 


This program is free and open to the public.

From Emancipation to Selma to Ferguson | June 19

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Join the Boston Juneteenth Committee at the 5th Annual Boston Juneteenth Emancipation Observation! Keynote Address by Patrick Sylvain (Educator, Writer, & Social Critic), Poetry Reading by Danielle Georges (City of Boston Poet Laureate), Music and Entertainment / Face Painting / Food and Community Vendors / Community Quilt with sparc! the Artmobile / Encampment of the 54th Regiment / Books Checkout at the Bibliocycle (bring your library cards)! FREE to the public!


When: Friday, June 19th

Where: the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

300 Walnut Ave, Roxbury MA

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