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Rutgers University-Camden Hosts “Diverse Unfreedoms and Their Ghosts”

This one-day conference brings together research on the diversity of practices, identities, and institutions of unfreedom in the U.S. and beyond.

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New Book Explores Life of Ona Judge, Enslaved Woman Who Escaped George Washington in Philadelphia

A professor of black studies and history at University of Delaware has written the first full-length nonfiction account of the life of Ona Judge.

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Princeton and Slavery Project to Share Findings Through Arts, Academic Collaborations

Findings of the Princeton and Slavery Project will be revealed this fall through academic and arts programming.

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University of Maryland Exhibit Shows Connections Between African Spiritual Practices, Christianity

“Frederick Douglass & Wye House: Archaeology and African American Culture in Maryland” interprets independent culture of enslaved people.

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New Report Reveals Rutgers University’s Ties to Slavery, Native American Displacement

“Scarlet and Black, Volume 1: Slavery and Dispossession in Rutgers History” uncovers the role of disenfranchised populations in the institution’s founding.

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Students Opposing Slavery, President Lincoln’s Cottage, Receive Presidential Award

Students Opposing Slavery (SOS), a youth education program of the Washington D.C. historic site, President Lincoln’s Cottage, was awarded the Presidential Award of Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons on Monday, October 24th, 2016.

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Closing Weekend of Freedom Around the Corner at Smithsonian

The unique exhibit, which features letters from the Civil War and Civil Rights eras, will close this President’s Day after a year open to the public.

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