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From the Boston Massacre to Black Lives Matter

THE LEGACY OF CRISPUS ATTUCKS PART V This post is the final part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks […]

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America’s Bicentennial

THE LEGACY OF CRISPUS ATTUCKS PART IV This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Patriot or Fool? Crispus Attucks & The Civil Rights Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part III This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Anthony Burns and The Fugitive Slave Act

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part II This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Reinventing Crispus Attucks for the Abolitionist Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part I This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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National Park Service Article

Italian Americans at Faneuil Hall

As the Italian population of Boston grew in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this immigrant group integrated itself into the established Boston community by meeting at Boston’s traditional meeting place: Faneuil Hall.

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Rev250 Collaboration Article

Questioning Our Storied Past

On October 26, the Unfinished: America at 250 virtual engagement series held its second program, “Questioning Our Storied Past.” This captivating conversation explored how national narratives are built and conveyed to the public. Moderated by Professor Philip J. Deloria of Harvard University, the distinguished panel comprised of author and professor Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Elon Cook Lee, […]

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Remixing the Revolution

On October 14, the Unfinished: America at 250 partnership hosted “Remixing the Revolution,” an inspiring and entertaining evening of hip hop performances and conversation with artists The Reminders (married duo Samir and Aja) and Tem Blessed, moderated by Adam Bradley, professor of English and the founding director of the Laboratory for Race & Popular Culture […]

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Remixing the Revolution

Hip hop’s beats and rhymes take up the unresolved debates and open questions of the American Revolution – How are our voices heard? What should liberty look and sound like? What does it mean to be free? – galvanizing new generations to fight for their own answers to these questions. Watch the recording of this evening of hip-hop performance and conversation with conscious hip-hop artists The Reminders & Tem Blessed, moderated by New York Times bestselling author Adam Bradley.