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Seth Mazibuko with a group of student visitors. The young man smiling in the photograph behind him is Seth’s 17-year-old self, greeting supporters at his trial for “sedition and terrorism.”
December 3, 2019
Vilakazi Street runs through the township of Orlando West, in Soweto, South Africa. At first glance it’s not very impressive, one could walk from one end to the other in ten...
Waltrina Kirkland-Mullens
November 25, 2019
Saturday November 23, Harvard University’s Center for African Studies was filled with former students and their family members from Waltrina Kirkland-Mullens’ third grade...
January 25, 2019
“Bunce Island and Yagala impacted me in ways hard to describe. I felt the weight and history of those places in a way that deeply moved me. It was an incredible experience to...
Sierra Leonean teacher, Charles, reads through the handouts before a lecture
January 20, 2019
“I can, without a doubt, say this contributed greatly to my future unit planning and for the yield and longterm potential to build and grow personally and to continue our...
Image of Shared Histories Program Director Thomas Thurston on Yale's MacMillian Report
October 31, 2018
Thomas Thurston, Director of Education and Public Outreach at the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition October 31, 2018 Thomas...