Black History in Cambridge: Online Resources Hub
Above Image: Saundra Graham speaks into a megaphone during the occupation of 319th Harvard Commencement June 11, 1970 (Courtesy Cambridge Historical Commission)
Delve into these online resources that explore Black history in Cambridge. More programs and events about Cambridge’s Black history are being planned. To be notified, sign up for our monthly enewsletter.
- A story of enslavement; a Juneteenth reflection
- Quiet courage: Groundbreaking Maria Baldwin and the racial politics of education in Cambridge
- Pauline Hopkins’ proto-science-fiction took off from familiar settings: The streets of Cambridge.
- Vital to start of Cambridge Community Center, Helen Lee Franklin was activist in every sense
- William Henry Lewis (1868-1949), Lawyer, Athlete, Public Servant
- Phyllis Ann Wallace, A Leader for Equal Opportunity
- Who Is Essential Cambridge? Part 4: COVID-19
- Stories from the Early African American Community of Old Cambridge
- Monuments and Memorials in Cambridge
- Caribbean Community in the Port
- Women Activists of Riverside 50 Years After Suffrage
- Three Centuries of Black Cambridge
- The Sugar Planters of Brattle Street
- Harriet Jacobs and the World of Abolitionist Cambridge Women
This list will be continuously updated. We welcome suggestions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!