Video: Exploring Black History in New Jersey webinar

The New Jersey Historical Commission is pleased to present Exploring Black History in New Jersey: New Research and Discoveries, a webinar exploring projects that uncover and share African American history in the Garden State.

This virtual event took place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, and featured speakers from the Scarlet and Black Project, the 313 Project, and Monmouth County Historical Association discussing their work. Attendees learned about the latest research, historical stories, and ways to access and support Black history in New Jersey.

Watch the webinar recording:

Featured speakers in order of appearance:

  • Reverend Doctor Wanda Lundy, Siloam Hope First Presbyterian Church and the 313 Project
  • Joe Zemla, Associate Curator, Monmouth County Historical Association
  • Dr. Alexandria Russell, Rutgers University Scarlet & Black Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Dr. Jesse Bayker, Digital Archivist, Scarlet & Black Project

Resources from the webinar: