Black History Facebook Live Presentations

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 https://www.facebook.com/AmherstburgFreedom

Facebook Live Presentation: “Remembering Military Courage Through Confrontation”

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Elise recommended.


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

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Natasha recommended.

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

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Rainford recommended.

 


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

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Irene recommended.


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

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Dr. Ba recommended.


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

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.


Click here to view a list of suggested resources that Maria recommended.

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