During the medal ceremony in the 1968 Summer Olympics gold medal winner Tommie Smith and bronze medal winner John Carlos, each raised a black-gloved fist during the playing of the US national anthem. The demonstration protesting political and racial injustice in the U.S. is one of the most overtly political statements in the history of the modern Olympics.
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Dunmore’s Royal Ethiopians
Enter the exhibit to learn more about Governor Lord Dunmore’s British Royal Ethiopians Regiments and the Revolutionary War.
Category: New Jersey During the Revolutionary War (1776)
The Life of Frederick Douglass
Born into slavery in Maryland, Frederick Douglass (ca. 1817-1895) disguised himself as a sailor and escaped to New York City.
Category: Freedom Fighters 1700’s
Thomas Mundy Peterson
Category: Slavery In New Jersey Emancipation/reconstruction (1870-1910)
Hold of a Ship
Category: Trans- Atlantic Slave Trade