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ABC News

ABC News is the news division of the American television network ABC. Its flagship program is the daily evening newscast ABC World News Tonight with David Muir; other programs include morning news-talk show Good Morning America, Nightline, Primetime, and 20/20, and Sunday morning political affairs program This Week with George Stephanopoulos. In addition to the division’s television programs, ABC News has radio and digital outlets, including ABC News Radio and ABC News Live, plus various podcasts hosted by ABC News personalities. Learn more

ABC News

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc.

The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS) is a non-profit 501(c)3, which strives to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity by teaching research techniques and disseminating information throughout the community. Our primary goals are to promote scholarly research, provide resources for historical and genealogical studies, create a network of persons with similar interests, and assist members in documenting their histories.


Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society

AAHGS was founded in 1977 in Washington, DC by a small group of historians and genealogists, who felt a need to share resources and methodology for pursuing historical and genealogical research. For more than 46 years, our members have worked together to trace the historical ties that bind us one to another, mold the present, and shape the future. We operate as a national organization with 35 local chapters nationwide. Learn more

Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at Tufts (CSRD)

The Center’s mission is to promote engaged research, scholarship and discussion, with a focus on the ways in which issues of race and democracy impact the lives of global citizens. The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy, the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, and the African American Trail Project remain committed to the pursuit of racial justice and equality at this moment of global pandemic. Read our statement. Learn more


The Community Foundation for the Virgin Islands

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands was created to serve both donors and nonprofit organizations of the Virgin Islands that want to ensure the highest quality of life for both present and future generations. Its primary goal is to build a growing collection of permanent funds, from which the income is disbursed to institutions and programs whose purpose is to enhance the educational, physical, social, cultural and environmental well-being of the islands’ people. CFVI’s grantmaking from unrestricted sources focuses on innovative programs and projects that show promise of developing into longer-term responses to the needs of children, youth and families in the Virgin Islands. Learn more


Daughters of the American Revolution

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was founded in 1890 to preserve the memory and spirit of those who contributed to securing American independence. DAR is committed to bringing more awareness to Revolutionary War Patriots of all backgrounds as the nation approaches the 250th anniversary of the founding of our country. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion, or ethnic background, who can prove lineal descent from a Patriot of the American Revolution is eligible for membership.


Through the DAR Genealogical Research System, the public can access a free database of information amassed by the DAR about these Patriots as well as other valuable resources for family history research. DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active women’s service organizations with nearly 190,000 current members worldwide. These members passionately carry out the timeless mission of promoting historic preservation, education and patriotism. Learn more about the work of today’s DAR

The Du Bois Forum

W.E.B. Du Bois helped to lay the foundation for today’s Black intellectual and artistic traditions. One of Du Bois’s lifelong dreams was to bring together scholars, writers, and artists of color, and to institutionalize support for their individual and collective work. In addition to scouting land for a possible retreat center in the Berkshires and his participation in the renowned Pan African Congresses, Du Bois convened groups of Black scholars and writers at Troutbeck, the Spingarn estate in nearby Amenia, New York.

Du Bois

Drawing upon this century-old foundation, the Du Bois Forum shapes the future of Black intellectual and artistic traditions. The forum serves as an incubator for scholarly and creative projects; a communal space for individual and collaborative ventures; and a meeting and resting place for writers, scholars, and artists engaged in this work. In this way, the Forum aims to support Black thought, creative production, and social change. Learn more


FamilySearch is dedicated to preserving important family records and making them freely accessible online. Our work is worldwide and has involved collaborations with more than 10,000 organizations in over 100 countries. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides FamilySearch free of charge to everyone, regardless of tradition, culture, or religious affiliation. FamilySearch resources help millions of people around the world discover their heritage and connect with family members. Learn more


Fordham University Press

Fordham University Press not only represents and uphold the values and traditions of the University itself but also furthers those values and traditions through the dissemination of scholarly research and ideas. The Press publishes boundary-breaking print and digital books that bring recognition to itself, the University, and authors while balancing the need to publish in new formats and work collaboratively on and off campus. Its regional imprint, Empire State Editions, and location in New York City’s Lincoln Center neighborhood reinforce the university’s motto, New York is My Campus, Fordham is My School. Learn more


The Georgetown Memory Project (GMP)

The GMP is an independent group founded by friends, allies & alumni of Georgetown University, aligned with the Georgetown slaves and their living descendants. The GMP is guided by the Jesuit philosophy of magis (doing more), and committed to the ideals of Truth, Reconciliation & Reunion. Learn more

Georgetown Memory Project

Maine Department of Education

The Maine Department of Education, in collaboration with educators, schools, districts and communities Statewide, strives to provide all Maine students access to educational experiences, PreK through adult, that lead to their success in life and career. The Maine DOE is an agency of the State of Maine that administers both state education subsidy and state and federal grant programs; coordinates the authoring of the rules for Maine State education statutes passed by the Maine State Legislature; provides professional development, information, supports and resources, as well as a system for educator credentialing; and leads many collaborative opportunities and partnerships in support of local schools and districts.


Maine DOE

With students at the center of every decision, the Department’s goal is to promote educational experiences that engage and challenge every student by providing individualized learning opportunities that enhance student learning, and increase student achievement. Learn more

Martha’s Vineyard Museum

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum inspires all people to discover, explore, and strengthen their connections to this Island and its diverse heritage.

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum (MVM) is a century-old historical and cultural museum that collects art, artifacts, oral histories, documents, and photographs that help tell the stories of Martha’s Vineyard from time immemorial to the present. MVM strives to provide a framework for understanding the past in order to create a better future. Founded in 1922 as the Dukes County Historical Society and incorporated in 1923, the Historical Society met in libraries, churches, and private homes until 1932 when it acquired the 1766 Cooke House in Edgartown. Learn more

MV Museum

Mother Emanuel AME Church

Here at Mother Emanuel AME, we know that everyone has a story. The beauty of the gospel is that no matter what your life’s story is, Jesus has come to redeem it and give it another ending. That’s why we proclaim that we can not stop speaking about what we have seen and heard! Learn more

Mother Emanuel

New Bedford Historical Society

The New Bedford Historical Society, founded in 1996, and is a grassroots community organization that preserves and celebrates the heritage of African Americans, Cape Verdeans, Native Americans, and other people of color in New Bedford, MA.

Our project goals have been to foster the development of diverse cultural programming on African Americans and other people of color, researching and amplifying New Bedford’s Black History, and to develop public arts through murals and memorials that highlight this history.

New Bedford historical society

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Anchored in the story of New Bedford’s whaling industry, the New Bedford Whaling Museum documents and shares the diverse stories of this vibrant maritime region and its people, both bygone and current. Through our partnerships and our Collection, the Museum stands as an institution for learning from, teaching about, and reflecting on humans’ collective impact in our community. Our expanding reach as a cultural and scientific leader can be seen in our growing scholarship, research, and increased presentations of fine art. As a compelling destination that anchors a national park and vibrant urban seaport, we encourage exploration of our region’s cultural, artistic, historic, and scientific contributions. Learn more

New Bedford Whaling Museum

Sons and Daughters of the United States Middle Passage

Sons & Daughters of the United States Middle Passage (SDUSMP) is a lineage society for descendants of individuals enslaved in English colonial America and the United States of America from 1619-1865. It is dedicated to preserving the memory of our freed and enslaved ancestors. The organization was started in 2011 and incorporated in Washington, D.C. SDUSMP is a non-profit, charitable 501(c)3 organization. Learn more

Sons and Daughters

University of Maine

Founded in 1865, the University of Maine is a land, sea and space grant institution, and the flagship campus of the University of Maine System. Located in Orono along the banks of the Stillwater River, this vibrant and dynamic university serves Maine, the nation, and the world through its teaching, research and outreach mission. UMaine students come from every county in Maine, more than 49 other states and 81 countries. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn graduate certificates, master’s, doctoral or professional science master’s degrees. Opportunity for all members of the University of Maine community and its constituents is a cornerstone of our mission. Learn more

University of Maine