Online Workshop

Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies

7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
Online Workshop

Explore the new Choices Program curriculum unit Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The unit will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies. It includes readings and lessons on the human geography of the transatlantic slave trade; data, primary source, and art analysis; Juneteenth; reparative justice; public memorials; and more.

This workshop will also include a content presentation by Sherri Cummings, PhD candidate in the Department of History at Brown University, on “Children in the Transatlantic Slave Trade: An Open Discussion.”

NOTE: This workshop will take place at 7 pm EDT.

Co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University.
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The statue of Le Marron Inconnu in Haiti showing a freed person blowing a conch shell pointed to the sky. The statue is set against a backdrop of buildings, palm trees, and hills.

This workshop is free thanks to generous funding from the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University.

All participants receive a free Digital Editions license to the unit, valid until September 30, 2021. A certificate of attendance for 2.5 hours will be provided (1.5 hours in session and one hour of reading ahead of time).

Early registration is recommended. You must register with a school email address. If you register and do not attend and do not cancel ahead of time, we will bill your school a $50 cancellation fee.


This workshop is appropriate for high school history and other social studies educators, including IB and AP educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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