African American History Tour
Salem’s rich history includes the infamous 1692 Witchcraft Trials, it’s significance during the American Revolution and what was once the number one seaport per capita in the USA. But few are aware of the incredible contributions of African Americans in our city. Four years after Gov. John Winthrop wrote the state’s first slavery law in 1634, the ship Desire traveled...
Unmasking & Evolution of Negro Election Day and The Black Vote
A new cultural exhibition by Salem United, Inc. and its President, Doreen Wade opens May 28th at Hamilton Hall showcasing over 20 paintings, displays, and banners until August 29, 2021. More information about the exhibition can be found at: salemunitedinc.org and hamiltonhall.org. In the exhibition Unmasking & Evolution of Negro Election Day and The Black Vote, Salem United, Inc. and...