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10 May 2021

Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University

Strengthening the Partnership between the Hutchins Center at Harvard and Enslaved.org

 

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08 May 2021

Tribune-Star

Genealogy: Website streamlines search of databases on slave trade

 

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04 May 2021

Maryland Today

NEH Grants to Support History Professors’ Research

 

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03 May 2021

University of Maryland College of Arts and Humanities

$1.4M Grant to Expand Enslaved.org

 

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14 April 2021

National Endowment for the Humanities

NEH Announces $24 Million for 225 Humanities Projects Nationwide

 

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14 April 2021

The New York Times

National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants

 

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12 April 2021

Hyperallergic

First Online Slavery Database Gets a $1.4M Injection From Mellon Foundation

 

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11 April 2021

The TeachThought Podcast

Ep. 242 Reconstructing The Stories Of The Slave Trade

 

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10 April 2021

Axios

Mellon Foundation grants $1.4 million to MSU for historic slavery database

 

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09 April 2021

Fox47 News

MSU’s Enslaved.org, a database chronicling the lives of enslaved people, awarded $1.4 million grant

 

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09 April 2021

Lansing State Journal

MSU database Enslaved.org gets $1.4 million Mellon Foundation grant

 

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09 April 2021

K-State Today

Computer science team continues support for online database on history of slavery

 

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07 April 2021

WILX

MSU receives $1.4M grant to expand slavery database research

 

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07 April 2021

Media Hub

Gone but not forgotten: Bringing the lives of enslaved people to life

 

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07 April 2021

National Geographic

A new tool hopes to uncover the lost ancestry of enslaved African Americans

 

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07 April 2021

MSU Today

$1.4M Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant expands Enslaved.org research

 

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29 March 2021

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

Scholars Assemble a Massive New Database on Enslaved People

 

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04 March 2021

The Harvard Gazette

New database tracks data on slaves, slavers, and allies

 

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25 February 2021

MSU College of Social Science

Watch Webinar about Globally-Recognized Enslaved.org Database

 

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25 February 2021

Diff

Stories of the Enslaved told using Wikibase

 

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19 February 2021

USA TODAY

Black families using DNA, genealogy to fill in historical gaps left by slavery

 

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18 February 2021

Wikimedia Deutschland

Stories of the Enslaved told using Wikibase

 

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17 February 2021

James Monroe’s Highland

Enslaved families from Highland featured in Journal of Slavery and Data Preservation

 

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17 February 2021

WKAR and MSU College of Social Science

Enslaved.org

 

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17 February 2021

10 Tampa Bay

Genealogists work to help African Americans break through the 1870 ‘brick wall’

 

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16 February 2021

Ben Franklin’s World

Episode 295: Ibrahima Seck, Whitney Plantation Museum

 

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11 February 2021

Lansing State Journal

Enslaved.org launches, hosted at MSU

 

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09 February 2021

NBC Washington

New Research Database Compiles Stories of Enslaved People to Repair Broken History

 

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01 February 2021

NBC Washington

News 4 Your Sunday: Enslaved.org

 

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25 January 2021

PreserveCast

Mapping The Movement Of The Peoples Of The Historic Slave Trade Using Enslaved.Org With Marisol Fila

 

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21 January 2021

Library Journal

Enslaved.org Uses Linked Open Data To Connect Enslavement Records

 

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20 January 2021

PreserveCast

Enslaved.Org Brings Vivid Detail To The Lives Of The Peoples Of The Historic Slave Trade: A Conversation With Daryle Williams

 

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14 January 2021

The Scholarly Kitchen

Historians in Historic Times

 

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05 January 2021

MSU Today

Student view: Preserving history through Matrix

 

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05 January 2021

Washingtonian

Guest List (Daryle Williams)

 

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03 January 2021

The National

Researchers launch global appeal to help tell stories of the slave trade

 

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31 December 2020

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education

Michigan State University Launches Database of Enslaved Africans

 

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30 December 2020

WDET

Michigan State University Launches Online Database Chronicling North-Atlantic Slave Trade

 

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15 December 2020

The Sunday Times

Stories of forgotten slaves are told at last through public database

 

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11 December 2020

Smithsonian Magazine

Who Were America’s Enslaved? A New Database Humanizes the Names Behind the Numbers

 

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09 December 2020

NPR

Enslaved.org Shares Lives And Experiences Of The Enslaved

 

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08 December 2020

K-State Today

Computer science professor and postdoc partner launch online database on history of slavery

 

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07 December 2020

Fast Company

This massive database reveals the names and stories behind the history of slavery

 

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04 December 2020

WILX

Michigan State University helps people learn about slavery and family history

 

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04 December 2020

The Texarkana Gazette

Making Them Known | Database built to identify millions sold into bondage during transatlantic slave trade

 

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03 December 2020

Inside Edition

New Website Aims to Preserve History of Slavery With Open-Source Ancestry Database

 

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01 December 2020

The Washington Post

A massive new effort to name millions sold into bondage during the transatlantic slave trade

 

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01 December 2020

Axios

First look: Slavery ancestor project expands

 

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01 December 2020

WLNS

MSU’s project documenting the lives of American slaves is now taking public contributions

 

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01 December 2020

MSU Today

Newest phase of massive slavery database welcomes public contribution

 

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01 December 2020

MarylandToday

UMD Researcher Co-Leads New Digital Collection Piecing Together Histories of Enslaved Peoples

 

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01 October 2020

Daily Herald

FamilySearch involved in 50 projects researching Black genealogies and history

 

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07 July 2020

MSU Today

'On These Grounds' describes the history of enslavement at colleges

 

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May/June 2020

Family Tree Magazine

Coming Soon: Online Database of Enslaved Individuals

January/February 2020

Smithsonian Magazine

A Massive New Database Will Connect Billions of Historic Records to Tell the Full Story of American Slavery

 

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08 February 2019

The Advocate

Tracking family history of enslaved ancestors in Louisiana? Donaldsonville museum can help

 

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09 January 2018

MSU Today

MSU uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation grant to build massive slave trade database

 

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