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

  • Black History Celebration 2018, Rhode Island State House – Guest Speaker Brent Leggs, Executive Director, African American Cultural Action Fund

    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’s Children in Early Rhode Island
  • Delivering a Compelling Historic Tourism Visitor Experience
  • Religious Tolerance vs. Freedom: Jews in Colonial Newport
  • African Craftsmen in Early America

“American Slave Trade in Newport, RI” Presentation, United States Naval War College

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

  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Heritage & Cultural Society of Africa
  • United States Naval War College
  • Daughters of American Revolution
  • Sons 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
  • Rhode Island Historical Society
  • Preservation Society of Newport County

As well as schools, religious institutions, and business organizations.