Education Programs Tracing Center education programs
Our education programs help students and faculty at elementary, middle and high schools, colleges and universities to explore the history of race and more effectively address issues of race and identity today.

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Faith-Based Programs Tracing Center faith-based programs
Our programs for communities of faith incorporate the spiritual, and acknowledge the historical connections of religious institutions to slavery and race, featuring our 30-minute video, Repairing the Breach.

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Public History Programs Tracing Center public history programs
Our professional workshops and consultations for museums and historic sites strengthen the interpretation of slavery and race, identifying historical connections and exploring the role of racial identity.

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Workplace Programs Tracing Center workplace programs
We offer small businesses, corporations, non-profit and government organizations with basic or advanced training and presentations on race, diversity, and privilege, emphasizing sensitivity and mutual understanding.

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March on Washington
As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement and the 150th anniversary of Emancipation (2013-2015), what racial progress have we made as a nation, and what remains as the unfinished business of civil war and civil rights?

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Recent blog posts

Today, June 19, is widely celebrated as Juneteenth, which marks the day in 1865 when Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, bringing word that the Civil War had ended and the enslaved population was free. This is a joyous occasion, one which acknowledges the horrors of slavery, but commemorates the  … .

In honor of Memorial Day, we are reposting this blog entry from 2013, which recounts how the first Memorial Day was celebrated by free black troops and civilians in Charleston, S.C. at the end of the Civil War. As we pause today to remember the nation’s war dead, it’s worth  … .

Today the New York Times is running an article on our partnership to create a Center for Reconciliation in the Episcopal cathedral in Providence, R.I. The article, by Katharine Seelye, is headlined “Rhode Island Church Taking Unusual Step to Illuminate Its Slavery Role.” Seelye discusses our plans to offer a  … .

Today, February 1, 2015, is the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s signing of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery throughout the United States. Today is also National Freedom Day, the official U.S. observance of this momentous occasion.

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