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Saturday, January 19, 2019

UNH School of Law | Concord, NH


Funded in part by New Hampshire Humanities, the Black Heritage Trail of NH will host two programs in their Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk programs. These dialogues act as a catalyst for deeper excavating of New Hampshire’s Black history, while also facilitating intellectual and communal connections between racism’s grip on our past and its contemporary manifestations.

Monday, January 21, 2019

Hillside Middle School | Manchester, NH

Hiphop culture grew out of the South Bronx in the 1970s and 1980s when young people of color combined their genius with available materials to produce the four original elements of hiphop: deejaying, graffiti art, breakdancing, and rapping. Since then, a confluence of young Blacks, American Indians, and Latino/as have used hiphop to reimagine everyday practices, discarded technologies, and public spaces.

Jaffrey Civic Center | Jaffrey, NH

Supported by a grant from New Hampshire Humanities, the Jaffrey Civic Center’s “Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Monday, January 21 will bring people together to remember and find inspiration in the life and work of Dr. Marin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Rye Public Library | Rye, NH

Everyone knows that there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime economy, and lighthouses were part of the system that made that possible. Due to automation, traditional lighthouse keeping is a way of life that has faded into the past.