Lectures & Presentations

If your society or organization needs a speaker, several programs are currently available. Lectures are generally 50-60 minutes in length. Each of the following lectures is provided as a multi-media presentation incorporating a host of graphic illustrations and case study material meant to teach, entertain, and challenge participants:

  • Foodways to Freedom: African Heritage Entrepreneurs in 18th &19th Century.
  • Sable Soldiers: The African Heritage Experience in WWI
  • Legacies of Slavery & Freedom: A Family Journey Through the Atlantic World
  • Where Do We Go From Here? Civil War & Reconstruction and What America Can Learn Today
  • More Than Chattel Property: African Heritage Experience in Early America
  • Stories In Stone: Colonial Slave Cemetery in Newport, RI
  • Eyes of Glory: An American Story of Faith, Family & Freedom
  • New Tricks for Old Sites: Developing & Implementing Heritage Tourism Programs
  • American Irony: Slavery & Religious Freedom in Colonial America
  • Africa‚Äôs Children in Early Rhode Island
  • Delivering a Compelling Visitor Experience
  • Religious Tolerance vs. Freedom: Jews in Colonial Newport

keith_lectOur team has been keynote speakers at historical societies, universities, civic groups and genealogical organizations throughout the United States and Caribbean including:

  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • United States Naval War College
  • Daughters of American Revolution
  • Southern Jewish Historical Society
  • Touro Synagogue Foundation
  • Priscilla Project, Charleston, SC
  • Barbados National Trust
  • Bahamas Chamber of Commerce
  • The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
  • Paul Cuffe School
  • United States Consulate – Dominican Republic
  • Brown University
  • Yale University
  • Providence College
  • Rhode Island College
  • University of West Indies at Mona
  • University of Rhode Island
  • Roger Williams University
  • Salve Regina University
  • Community College of Rhode Island
  • Southern Jewish Historical Society

As well as schools, church and temple organizations, and private organizations.