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Articles with keyword "Massachusetts"

Image of Frederick Douglass


Reverberations of the Fourth of July

MASSACHUSETTS On July 5, 1852, while citizens across the country were still celebrating American freedom, Frederick Douglass, the country’s most prominent former slave, delivered arguably the century’

Elise Lemire, author of Black Walden:Slavery and Its Aftermath in Concord, Mass


Black Walden

The neighborhood where Henry David Thoreau took shelter was home to Concord's "abandoned" slaves.

Walking Cinema: Murder on Beacon Hill


Murder on Foot

The walking tour goes digital.