Elementary School Students Compete In African-American History BeeTo celebrate Black History Month, students at Wyncote Elementary showed off their knowledge Wednesday in an African-American History Bee.
A Lesson In African American History On Display At Philadelphia Museum Of ArtFamilies will enjoy <em>REPRESENT; 200 Years of African American Art</em>, a beautiful exhibit highlighting more than two centuries of groundbreaking work.
A History Of Slavery At Ivy League SchoolsA new book, <em>Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America's Universities</em>, explores a somewhat shameful topic.
Who Was Ida B. Wells?It's Black History Month. Ida B. Wells, an investigative journalist who confronted issues such as Jim Crow laws and lynching, cannot be left out of that story.
Celebrating Martin DelanyMartin Delany founded one of the first black newspapers and was one of the first blacks admitted to Harvard Medical School. The Moonstone Arts Center is commemorating his 200th birthday with several events.
A Little Known Advocate For Civil Rights<em>Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America</em> is a compelling read, bringing to life the story of a 19th century black Philadelphian, who was killed at 32 advocating non-violent change.
Local Students Honored For Documentary Three Masterman high school students have been honored with a state citation for their award winning film on local African-American history.