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The Jupiter Hammon Project:
Virtual Roundtable Series

The painful effects of racial bias and the long legacy of slavery are now on full display in our country. Honest communication about race and the legacy of slavery in America is necessary to initiate change and foster a more equitable society. Through the Jupiter Hammon Project, we encourage all to enter into dialogue with those around them, to examine their own biases, and work towards true equality in words and in practice.

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Jupiter Hammon Project Resources

During the fall of 2020, Preservation Long Island invites the public to participate in three roundtables that will explore the legacy of enslavement on Long Island and the life of Jupiter Hammon. For those interested in background information leading up to each of the programs, below is a collection of […]

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The Life and Works of Jupiter Hammon (1711–before 1806)

Preservation Long Island has been introducing visitors to Jupiter Hammon, one of America’s first published Black writers, at Joseph Lloyd Manor since the house opened to the public in the 1980s. Hammon’s life and writings offer an exceptionally nuanced view of slavery and freedom on Long Island before and after the American Revolution.