The Past & Present of Black Boston – CANCELED
Join Mary McNeil, research assistant for Tufts University’s African American Trail Project, for a lively discussion about the rich history of Black Boston. Mary will introduce attendees to the work that the African American Trail Project is up to before discussing a few sites of interest in the greater Boston area. Copies of the African American Trail Project’s map will also be made available to attendees.
Mary McNeil is a Ph.D. candidate in the American Studies Program at Harvard University. Her dissertation examines Black, Native, and Afro-Native relationships and claims to land in Boston during the Black Power/Red Power era. Presently, she is also a research assistant for Tufts University’s African American Trail Project, and a fellow in Tufts’ Mellon-Sawyer 2019-2020 fellowship, Defamiliarizing the Family: Genealogy and Kinship as Critical Method.Add to Google Calendar
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