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(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

(credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

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

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