The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United

The exhibition begins with the history of slavery and the arrival of Prince Pompey.  Then it travels through the life of Prince Pompey as a slave.  It moves to Pompey establishing the first Black voting system, called Negro Election Day. Then it gradually takes you through black voter suppression.  It returns to Negro Election Day … Continue reading The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United

The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United

The exhibition begins with the history of slavery and the arrival of Prince Pompey.  Then it travels through the life of Prince Pompey as a slave.  It moves to Pompey establishing the first Black voting system, called Negro Election Day. Then it gradually takes you through black voter suppression.  It returns to Negro Election Day … Continue reading The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United

Salem For All Ages Speaker Series

The Salem for All Ages Speaker Series returns this spring for another line-up for engaging, free talks, open to all! All Speaker Series events take place at the Mayor Jean A. Levesque Community Life Center at 401 Bridge Street in Salem. Masks and social distancing are recommended if you are not vaccinated, or if you … Continue reading Salem For All Ages Speaker Series

‘Caitlin Karolczak: Imitations of Mortality’ at the Satanic Temple

Throughout history, women have been more commonly recalled as muses than artists. Karolczak lays claim to both, using both self-portraiture and other imagery in reclamation of identity. Her art practice also exhibits a preoccupation with the male portrait, examining prevalent notions of fetishization and oft-not-seen vulnerability. Karolczak’s richly layered works combine age-old painting techniques with … Continue reading ‘Caitlin Karolczak: Imitations of Mortality’ at the Satanic Temple

The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United

The exhibition begins with the history of slavery and the arrival of Prince Pompey.  Then it travels through the life of Prince Pompey as a slave.  It moves to Pompey establishing the first Black voting system, called Negro Election Day. Then it gradually takes you through black voter suppression.  It returns to Negro Election Day … Continue reading The Unmasking of Negro Election Day and the Black Vote, Salem United