Media and Education Events
- Media Coverage.
The Williamson Herald, February 22, 2018. BGA Students Recognize Members of the 13th US Colored Infantry.
The Tennessean, 'Telling the whole story:' Franklin woman uncovers slaves turned soldiers." May 27, 2018
War History Online. Tennessee Town Honors USCT Vets Long Forgotten. June 7, 2018.
The Tennessee Tribune. Slaves To Soldiers Honored. May 27, 2018.
Memorial Day 2022 in Franklin, Tennessee, The Tennessean, May 30, 2022.
Annual Memorial Day service set for Monday, Williamson Herald, May 25, 2022.
New brick pavers in downtown Franklin honor 19 more Black Civil War soldiers, The Tennessean, June 1, 2022
From slave to soldier: The story of Freeman Thomas and the Battle of Nashville, The Tennessean, Feb 28, 2023
- Educational and Speaking Events
October 13, 2016. Presentation to the City of Franklin Battlefield Commission. First public event regarding the Project.
November 16, 2016. Race & Reconciliation - A Conversation for Consideration.
February 12, 2017. Franklin Civil War Roundtable Williamson County's African American soldiers
February 2018. General John A. Logan Museum, Murphysboro, Illinois. The Bostick Family.
June 2018. McLemore House Museum. Pioneer Family. The Bostick Family - A Journey to Freedom.
Slave Dwelling Project Conference: Slavery, Resistance and Community, October 2018. , “Bless Be the Ties that Bind: Slaves, Soldiers, Citizens”
Battle of Nashville Trust. Keynote speaker at Fort Negley commemoration, November 2018.
Save the Franklin Battlefield Annual Meeting, Keynote Speaker (presentation below). May 2019.
May 2019, Keynote Speaker at Fort Negley Memorial Day program.
Annual Nashville Conference on African American History and Culture "A Journey from Enslavement to Freedom" (video below), February 2020.
February 22, 2020. Daniel H. Brush Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Carbondale, Illinois. Black Civil War Navy Veterans - the Bosticks from Williamson County, Tennessee.
Afro-American Heritage and Historical Society of Nashville. Using Military Records for African American Research. June 6, 2020.
Podcast: Research at the National Archives and Beyond, March 4, 2021. "USCT Pension Records and Genealogy Tell a Community's Story."