Jesse Jackson march

Williams College of Music and Art, April 12, 2024

Dr. Kendra Field, presented a public lecture at 5:30 p.m. titled “The Stories We Tell:  Understanding the Long History of African American Genealogy” that will explore the long history of African American genealogy from the Middle Passage to the present. More information available from the WCMA website. 

WGBH, April 2, 2024

Historian Dr. Kendra Field spoke on WGBH about her experience connecting with relatives across lines of color, culture, and time. More information available here

Tisch Library at Tufts University, April 2, 2024

Professors Kendra Field and Kerri Greenidge, alongside scholar and museum director Kyera Singleton (Royall House and Slave Quarters) participated in the Tufts Community Symposium, Co-Creating Knowledge: Exploring possibilities for community-based research partnerships. The three hosted a conversation about their collective work as public historians of slavery, freedom, and African-American communities. More information available here.

Keith Haring Theater, April 1, 2024

Dr. Kerri Greenidge gave a free Public Lecture at the Keith Haring Theater in New York City on Monday, April 1st. Her presentation was entitled, "Celebrating the First Family of American Letters: The Greenidge Sisters, with Kerri Greenidge." She will be joined by siblings Kaitlyn Greenidge and Kirsten Greenidge, discussing their family heritage. This event is part of the First Mondays series. Event information available at the theater website. 

Johns Hopkins University, March 29, 2024

The Black Beyond Data Ecosystem at Johns Hopkins University and Morgan State University hosted an event entitled "Who Owns Black Data: Slavery & Data." Dr. Kendra Field, creator of the 10 Million Names Project, was part of the discussion with other scholars at this event. More information available here. 

WGBH, February 29, 2024

On February 29, Dr. Kerri Greenidge joined WGBH's Culture Show host Jared Bowen to talk about what went into mapping historic African American sites in Boston and beyond. You can learn more at the Culture Show website.

ABC News, February 29, 2024

Dr. Kendra Field spoke to media outlets about rare findings in connection with the 10 Million Names Project. More about this story available from ABC News.

City of Boston, January 24, 2024

Dr. Kendra Field, Dr. Kerri Greenidge, and Kyera Singleton, for being selected by the City of Boston to study the history of slavery in Massachusetts. More details available via WGBH website

Whiting Foundation, December 19, 2023

Dr. Kendra Field is honored with the 2023 Whiting Foundation Grant Winner in non-fiction

Tufts Dental School, November 8, 2023

On November 8th, the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, along with the History Department, the Center for the Humanities at Tufts, the Tufts Archival Research Center and the Office of the Provost hosted a symposium at Tufts Dental School in Boston, to introduce the Slavery, Colonialism and Their Legacies at Tufts (SCL) Project. 

New York Times, September 8, 2022

Dr. Kerri Greenidge’s upcoming book, The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family is named one of the nonfiction books to read in fall 2022.

The Berkshire Eagle, August 18, 2022

Dr. Kerri Greenidge and Dr. Kendra Field participate in roundtable on “The Telling of Black Stories” during a weekend of public events celebrating Elizabeth Freeman.

Our Time Press, June 10, 2022

Dr. Kerri Greenidge and Dr. Kendra Field attend the naming of the Du Bois Freedom Center in Great Barrington, MA.

National Museum of African American History and Culture, April 9, 2022

Dr. Kendra Field gave a talk on her book, Growing Up with the Country: Family, Race and Nation After the Civil War.

Our Time Press, February 23, 2022

Dr. Kendra Field spoke on behalf of Clinton Church Restoration as part of the Town of Great Barrington 5th Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival.