Tracing the history of Massachusetts’ African American residents, from slavery to Black Lives Matter
Tufts University professors and Robbins House Advisors Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge have collaborated with students and nonprofit organizations including The Robbins House, Inc., to create the African American Trail Project, a website that maps out more than 200 historic sites across the state.
Read their story and download a PDF of the Tuft’s African American Trail Project here.
Tracing Boston’s Black History: stories that changed America
Professor Robert Bellinger is Suffolk University’s Black Studies Program Director as well as one of our Robbins House Board Directors and Historians. “Suffolk’s location immerses students in significant American history,” says Professor Bellinger. “It’s exciting to be in walking distance of so many sites and monuments. The Black Heritage Trail is a way to explore the Boston of the 18th and 19th centuries, and the museum is a resource for learning and possible internships.”
See details and download a PDF of the Boston Black Heritage Trail here.
Concord’s African American History map
Researched and reviewed by The Robbins House, Inc. historians, this map includes the names and stories of Concord’s early enslaved and free African Americans and abolitionists, telling a fuller history of independence.
See details and download a PDF of Concord’s African American History map here.