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‘A Name, a Voice, a Life’: New exhibit centers the history and experiences of Black Newporters

June 6, 2024

By: Luis Hernandez, The Public’s Radio Through art and historical records, the exhibit showcases the stories of people of African descent who lived in Newport ...

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The Rhode Show: Newport Historical Society upcoming events

June 5, 2024

By: Audrey McClelland, WPRI 12 We’re thrilled to have the Executive Director of the Newport Historical Society, Becca Bertrand here to share about upcoming ...

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New Exhibit Shares Untold Stories of Black Newporters

May 31, 2024

By: Leah Crowley, WPRI 12. To view this story online, click here. NEWPORT, R.I. (WPRI) — During the four-year process of digitizing its records, the ...

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Press Release: “A Name, A Voice, A Life: The Black Newporters of the 17th – 19th Centuries”

May 30, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 30, 2024 CONTACT Lauren Craig Membership@NewportHistory.org   Powerful New Exhibit on Display at Newport Historical Society “A Name, A Voice, ...

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Newport Historical Society unveils first-of-its-kind exhibit on the experiences of Black Newporters

May 30, 2024

The research project draws on archival manuscripts and contemporary art made by Black Rhode Islanders to refocus the narrative of enslaved people in Newport. ...

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Ocean State Stories: Q & A with Rebecca Bertrand

February 26, 2024

  By: G. Wayne Miller, Ocean State Stories A belated congratulations, Rebecca, on becoming executive director of the Newport Historical Society [in 2022]! Can you ...

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