Amherstburg Freedom Museum

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Facebook Live Black History Presentations

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

Live Presentation: "Windsor’s Black Mecca: Recovering the Stories of the McDougall Street Corridor."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On September 8th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Windsor’s Black Mecca: Recovering the Stories of the McDougall Street Corridor” with Willow Key. Click to watch “Windsor’s Black Mecca: Recovering the Stories of the McDougall Street Corridor”

Live Presentation: "Jackson Park Project: Celebrating Emancipation in the Classroom."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On August 4th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Jackson Park Project: Celebrating Emancipation in the Classroom” with Shantelle Browning Morgan and Catherine MacDonald. Click to watch “Jackson Park Project: Celebrating Emancipation in the Classroom”

Live Presentation: "Researching Black History in Amherstburg: Resources at the Marsh Historical Collection."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On July 14th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Researching Black History in Amherstburg: Resources at the Marsh Historical Collection” with Collections Coordinator Meg Reiner and Collections Assistant Kara Radmore Folkeringa. Click to watch Researching Black History in Amherstburg: Resources at the Marsh Historical Collection.

Live Presentation: "Detroit River Project: The Journey to A World Class Destination."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On June 23rd, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Detroit River Project: The Journey to A World Class Destination” with Kimberly Simmons. Click to watch Detroit River Project: The Journey to A World Class Destination.

Live Presentation: "On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport"

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On May 19th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport” with author Ian Kennedy. Click to watch On Account of Darkness: Shining Light on Race and Sport.

Live Presentation: "From Actor to Activist"

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On April 7th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “From Actor to Activist” with Anthony Sherwood. Click to watch From Actor to Activist.

Live Presentation: "Hidden Figures at Canadian Births 1800-1960:The Herstory of Black Midwives"

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On March 24th, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Hidden Figures at Canadian Births 1800-1960: The Herstory of Black Midwives” with panelists Dr. Karen Flynn, Dr. Karline Wilson-Mitchell, PhD Candidate Hirut Melaku and PhD Candidate Cyrus Sundar Singh. Click to watch Hidden Figures at Canadian Births.

Live Presentation: "Black Women in the Fight for Freedom: Reconsidering Underground Railroad Geographies & Timelines in North America."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On February 28, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Black Women in the Fight for Freedom: Reconsidering Underground Railroad Geographies & Timelines in North America” presented by guest speakers Dr. María Esther Hammack. Click to watch Dr. Hammack’s presentation.

Live Presentation: "Mapping Ontario's Black Archive: A Conversation."

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On January 28, 2022, we hosted the presentation “Mapping Ontario’s Black Archive: A Conversation” presented by guest speakers Dr. Cheryl Thompson and Dr. Karen Cyrus. Click to watch Dr. Thompson and Dr. Cyrus’ presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: "Getting Reacquainted: Sharing the Alvin D. McCurdy fonds with Amherstburg and Beyond"

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On December 2, 2021, we hosted the presentation “Getting Reacquainted: Sharing the Alvin D. McCurdy fonds with Amherstburg and Beyond” presented by guest speaker Sean Smith, Senior Archivist at the Archives of Ontario. Click to watch Sean Smith’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: "Fighting A Double War"

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On November 11th, 2021, we hosted the presentation “Fighting a Double War: Remembering Windsor’s Unsung Black Heroes Who Fought Fascism Overseas and Racism at Home” presented by guest speakers, Shantelle Browning-Morgan and Catherine MacDonald. Click to watch Shantelle and Catherine’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Building a Legacy: From the Tower of Freedom to ECBHRS.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On October 4th, 2021, we hosted the presentation “Building A Legacy: From the Tower of Freedom To ECBHRS” presented by guest speaker, Irene Moore Davis, the President of the Essex County Black Historical Research Society.

Click to watch Irene’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Prince Hall Masonry Journey To Canada.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On September 24th 2021, we hosted the presentation “Prince Hall Masonry Journey to Canada” presented by guest speaker, Past Grand Master, James Jessop.

Click to watch James’ presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Moving Forward While Looking Back: An Emancipation Panel Discussion.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On August 26th 2021, we hosted a panel discussion “Moving Forward While Looking Back: An Emancipation Celebration Panel Discussion” where Elise Harding-Davis, Clayton Talbert Sr., Nancy Allen, Lois Larkin, Janice Harris, Cecil & Joan Smith, Lana Talbot, and Wilbur Mulder shared their memories of Emancipation.

Click to watch the panel discussion.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Black Children and Interracial Adoption Policy in Canada.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On July 8th 2021, we hosted the presentation “Black Children and Interracial Adoption Policy in Canada.” presented by guest speaker University of Windsor Master’s Student, Willow Key.

Click to watch Willow’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Reading the Voice of the Bondsman: J.J.E. Linton and the Black Press in Canada”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On June 24th, 2021, we hosted the presentation “Reading the Voice of the Bondsman: J.J.E. Linton and the Black Press in Canada” presented by guest speaker Dr. Nina Reid-Maroney from the History Department at Huron University College.

Click to watch Dr. Reid-Maroney’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: The HADSC: The Preservation of Culture, Heritage and Black Feminist Thought in Windsor/Essex County

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On May 27th, 2021, we hosted the presentation “The Hour-A-Day Study Club: The Preservation of Culture, Heritage and Black Feminist Thought in Windsor/Essex County since 1934″ presented by The Hour-A-Day Study Club President, Marium Tolson-Murtty, PhD(s), BA (Hons), BEd, MEd, OCT.

Click to watch Marium’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “The Story of John Freeman”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On March 25th, 2021, we hosted PhD Student Leon Bates who shared “The Story of John Freeman” LIVE on our Facebook page. Note: John Freeman is not the same person as John Freeman Walls.

Click to watch Leon’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Liberatory Pedagogies: Black Women Teachers in Ontario

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On January 19th, 2021 we hosted Dr. Funké Aladejebi who will present “Liberatory Pedagogies: Black Women Teachers in Ontario. Click to watch Dr. Aladejebi’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Remembering Military Courage Through Confrontation”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On November 6th we hosted Curator Emeritus and African Canadian Historian Elise Harding-Davis who gave the presentation “Remembering Military Courage Through Confrontation” Click to watch Elise’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “One Too Many: Africans Enslaved in Essex County”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On October 22nd, we hosted PhD Candidate, African Canadian Historian and President of the Ontario Black History Society who gave the presentation “One Too Many: Africans Enslaved in Essex County.” Click to watch Natasha’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Establishing Black Power Settlements on Canadian Soil – From The East Coast to the West Coast,”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On August 13th, we hosted Rainford Cornish who gave the presentation “Establishing Black Power Settlements on Canadian Soil – From The East Coast to the West Coast.” Click to watch Rainford’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Emancipation in Windsor: Celebrating Black Activism and Achievement.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On July 31st, we hosted Essex County Black Historical Research Society President and  Historian Irene Moore Davis for her presentation “Emancipation in Windsor: Celebrating Black Activism and Achievement.” Click to watch Irene’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “The Forgotten History of the Contribution of Black Slaves and Soldiers to the Building of Canada, 1604-1945”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On June 19th, we hosted Dr. Amadou Ba who gave the presentation “The Forgotten History of the Contribution of Black Slaves and Soldiers to the Building of Canada, 1604-1945.” Click to watch Dr. Ba’s presentation.

Facebook Live Presentation: “Borderlands & River Crossers: Re-Examining Freedom & Safe Havens in Upper Canada.”

Every month the Amherstburg Freedom Museum has been hosting Black History Facebook Live presentations. In case you missed it you can watch all of our presentations below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for upcoming presentations at AmherstburgFreedom

On May 8th, we hosted PhD Candidate and Fulbright Researcher, Maria Esther Hammack who gave the presentation “Borderlands & River Crossers: Re-Examining Freedom & Safe Havens in Upper Canada.” Click to watch Maria’s presentation.