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The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part V: From the Boston Massacre to Black Lives Matter

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part V: From the Boston Massacre to Black Lives Matter

 

This post is the final  part of a series exploring the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an enslaved man of African and Native American heritage about whom little is known, but his legacy has been important to successive generations of Americans. For more information about the life and legacy of Crispus Attucks, see First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory by Mitch Kachun (Oxford University Press, 2017).

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part IV: America's Bicentennial

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part IV: America's Bicentennial

This post is part of a series exploring the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an enslaved man of African and Native American heritage about whom little is known, but his legacy has been important to successive generations of Americans. For more information about the life and legacy of Crispus Attucks, see First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory by Mitch Kachun (Oxford University Press, 2017).

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part III: Patriot or Fool? Crispus Attucks and the Civil Rights Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part III: Patriot or Fool? Crispus Attucks and the Civil Rights Movement

This post is part of a series exploring the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an enslaved man of African and Native American heritage about whom little is known, but his legacy has been important to successive generations of Americans. For more information about the life and legacy of Crispus Attucks, see First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory by Mitch Kachun (Oxford University Press, 2017).

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part II: Anthony Burns and the Fugitive Slave Act

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part II: Anthony Burns and the Fugitive Slave Act

This post is part of a series exploring the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an enslaved man of African and Native American heritage about whom little is known, but his legacy has been important to successive generations of Americans

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks
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Reinventing Crispus Attucks for the Abolitionist Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks <br>Part I: <br>Reinventing Crispus Attucks for the Abolitionist Movement

This post is part of a series exploring the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an enslaved man of African and Native American heritage about whom little is known, but his legacy has been important to successive generations of Americans