More Than Oppression: Centering Humanity

The Lost Souls Project Educators Institute is excited to offer Professional Development Workshops aimed at empowering K-12 educators. The workshops will focus on centering Black life and culture as mechanisms for survival and resistance during the institution of slavery in New Jersey. To register click...

Eliza: Navigating Enslavement, Negotiating Motherhood

East Brunswick Library 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ, United States

Eliza, a thirteen-year-old girl from New York, was placed on the Schoharie in 1818 as part of a Middlesex County Judge Jacob Van Wickle's slavering and sent to Louisiana. She joined other young girls and at least thirteen mothers of very young children. Eliza became...

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