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The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.

 

 

 

 Multimedia

Celebration & Rededication
of the
Historic African Meeting House

December 6, 2011

View the entire rededication ceremony below.

 


Beverly Morgan Welch

The Three Men in New England

Three Men Go to

New England

(The BBC)

Rory McGrath, Griff Rhys Jones and Dara O Briain head to America to join a flotilla celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty.  Along the way they pay a visit to Boston, MA and the African Meeting House.  Take a look & enjoy.

Part 3 - The African Meeting House

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Part 4 - The African Meeting House

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Image: Beverly Morgan Welch, Neighborhood Network News, July 2011

 

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Neighborhood Network News

Topic:  A Window on Boston's Role
in the Civil War


Featuring

Beverly Morgan Welch
Executive Director
The Museum of African American History

Cityline

with Karen Holmes Ward

Featuring

Beverly Morgan Welch
Executive Director
The Museum of African American History

Image: Art work by Allan Crite entitled "Smith Court" and picture of Edmund Barry Gaither

"Smith Court" by Allan Rohan Crite

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Allan Crite,

A Boston Treasure

Presentation by

Edmund Barry Gaither

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Image: Nikki Giovanni, Poet speaking at 2011 Martin Luther King Celebration in Boston, MA

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2011 Martin Luther King, Jr

Service & Celebration

Faneuil Hall

Boston, MA

Image: Black Bicyclists of the 1890s and picture of Lorenz J. Finison

 

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Boston’s Black Bicyclists of the 1890s
with Lorenz J. Finison

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Sponsors:

The Museum of African American History
and the Beacon Hill Scholars

Beacon Hill was a hub of black bicyclists in the 1890s. Learn about the Riverside Cycling Club (RCC), an all-black club formed in 1893 with a membership largely from Beacon Hill and Cambridge. Learn about Kittie Knox, a seamstress who won prizes for her cycling costumes and who challenged the League of American Wheelmen’s “color bar” and about Robert Teamoh, the Boston newspaper writer and photographer, and state legislator, who obtained a legislative resolution denouncing the “color bar. “ Also hear about the Bicycle Corps of Company L, Sixth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia and its place in Beacon Hill history.

Lorenz Finison currently teaches program and policy evaluation in the Doctor of Public Health program at BU School of Public Health. He is Principal of SigmaWorks, a consulting firm specializing in health, education and workforce assessment, planning and evaluation. A founding board member of Cycling Through History: The Massachusetts African American Heritage Bike Route, Larry has a strong interest in the social history of cycling and social protest movements.

In Search of Your African American Roots
with Mary Blauss Edwards

 

In Search of Your
African American Roots

Thursday, September 9, 2010

The Museum of African American History
and
the New England
Historic Genealogical Society.

An introduction to research methods and sources for African American and Cape Verdean family research Mary Blauss Edwards will discuss collecting family traditions and records, and researching pre-Civil War records for enslaved and free persons of color. Participants will learn about websites, databases, and digital collections available for researching African American Families.

Mary Blauss Edwards has degrees from Brown University and Northeastern University. Her interests include New England, African American, and Boston Irish genealogical research.

This program is presented in collaboration with the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Profiles in Color

Thursday, March 18, 2010

interview with

Derrick Z. Jackson
Columnist for the Boston Globe and photographer of
From Iowa to the White House*

by

Carole A. Simpson
Leader-in-Residence
Emerson College School of Communications

Three-time Emmy-award winning anchor and senior correspondent, ABC News

 

Profiles in Color is a program that provides an intimate look into the lives of prominent African Americans, both locally and nationally. Previous interviewees include Yolanda King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Captain William Pinckney, the first African American to sail solo around the world by way of Cape Horn.

Image: Forum Network

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Profiles in Color

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

interview with

Professor Charles Ogletree
Jessie Climenko Professor of Law,

Harvard Law School
and Founding and Executive Director of the
Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for

Race and Justice

by

Carole A. Simpson
Leader-in-Residence
Emerson College School of Communications

Three-time Emmy-award winning anchor and senior correspondent, ABC News

Profiles in Color is a program that provides an intimate look into the lives of prominent African Americans, both locally and nationally. Previous interviewees include Yolanda King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Captain William Pinckney, the first African American to sail solo around the world by way of Cape Horn.

Profiles in Color

Thursday, January 28, 2010

interview with

Ayanna Pressley
City Councilor-At-Large
Boston City Council

The first African American woman to be elected to the Boston City Council

by

Carole A. Simpson
Leader-in-Residence
Emerson College School of Communications

Three-time Emmy-award winning anchor and senior correspondent, ABC News

Profiles in Color is a program that provides an intimate look into the lives of prominent African Americans, both locally and nationally. Previous interviewees include Yolanda King, daughter of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Captain William Pinckney, the first African American to sail solo around the world by way of Cape Horn.

Image: Beverly Morgan Welch, Executive Director of the MAAH

 

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Let Your Motto Be Resistance

2010 Interview with
Beverly Morgan Welch,

Executive Director,

Museum of African American History

Image: L'Merche Frazier, Director of Education at the MAAH

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Black Entrepreneurs of the
18th and 19th Centuries

Interview with
L'Merche Frazier, Director of Education,

Museum of African American History

Urban Update with Byron Barnett

Image: City of Boston Official Seal

 

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2010 Martin Luther King, Jr

Service & Celebration

Faneuil Hall

Boston, MA

MAAH Promotional Video

Partners in Preservation

Contest for Grants

2009

NECN Coverage of the

Partners in Preservation

Contest for Grants

2009

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The Museum of African American History

Boston