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(Dee Bailey, leading the annual "Black History in the Barbershop" event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders

Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(credit: Randall E. Scott)

A Lesson In African American History On Display At Philadelphia Museum Of Art

Families will enjoy REPRESENT; 200 Years of African American Art, a beautiful exhibit highlighting more than two centuries of groundbreaking work.

02/17/2015

(Larry Robin, longtime owner of now-closed Robin's Bookstore, holds a flyer promoting some of the Underground Railroad events of the Moonstone Arts Center.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Ongoing Series Highlights Local History of Underground Railroad

The Moonstone Arts Center is hosting a festival of events that tells the rich history of the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia.

10/13/2014

(Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Black History Month Events Guide

Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.

01/29/2014

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A History Of Slavery At Ivy League Schools

A new book, Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of America’s Universities, explores a somewhat shameful topic.

10/30/2013

(DA Seth Williams at the Philadelphia Children's Alliance on Friday.  Photos by Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia DA Speaks At St. Christopher’s Annual Black History Celebration

Employees at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children organized a Black History Celebration Luncheon Friday.

02/22/2013