The History and Contemporary Reality of Black Communities in Maine

Wednesday, June 29th 2022, 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST


Participants will learn about the history of slavery and racism in Maine, including the role of eugenics and the term Vacationland. Presenters will talk about our shared ancestry and how the slavery has impacted the way the world functions today. Participants will also learn specific examples of racism and how it plays out in communities.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how Maine’s history with slavery has impacted genocide, immigration, disinformation and racism in American culture.
  • Describe the hidden history of black communities in Maine.