Salem Maritime publishes a new guide to uncovering Black history in Essex County

Salem Maritime National Historic Site is pleased to announce the online publication of African Americans in Essex County, Massachusetts: An Annotated Guide. The guide follows a two-year project, funded by the National Park Service and administered by the Organization of American Historians, to identify resources on Black history in Essex County archives.   The report identifies a systemic exclusion and marginalization of …

Black History Month: Where to Celebrate Black Excellence North of Boston and Beyond

February is Black History Month and Black History is everyone’s history. Black history is also the history of Black Excellence and the celebration of all the incredible black voices in the North Shore Community and beyond, both past and present. Editor’s Note: Celebrating Black History and Black Excellence extends beyond the month of February. Here is our roundup of organizations …

Black History Month: Where to Celebrate Black Excellence North of Boston and Beyond

February is Black History Month and Black History is everyone’s history. Black history is also the history of Black Excellence and the celebration of all the incredible black voices in the North Shore Community and beyond, both past and present. Editor’s Note: Celebrating Black History and Black Excellence extends beyond the month of February. Here is our roundup of organizations …