Welcome to the Terror Ship: Slavery and Resistance at Sea

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the realities of the slave ship -- its role in supporting the Transatlantic Slave Trade, and as the incubator of Black resistance and culture. This program is free to the public, but registration […]

Frederick Douglass and the Emancipatory Power of Science

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the emancipatory power of science. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Program Frederick Douglass is remembered as one of the greatest abolitionists and orators in American […]

Reimagining Liberation: Black Women, Citizenship & the French Empire

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about the decisive role Black women played in the decolonial movements of the mid-twentieth century. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Black women living in […]

Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about the representation of Dominican women. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In her book, Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture […]

Fear of Black Consciousness

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about Black consciousness from a leading philosopher. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In this original and penetrating work, Lewis R. Gordon, one of the […]

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