Frederick Douglass

(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.


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Rights in Rochester: The Susan B. Anthony House & Museum

Who would we be as a nation, were it not for Susan B. Anthony? Learn about her life and impact on America this summer.


Barack Obama  (Photo credit  SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Commemorating Black History

Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.


(Detail of mural.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

New South Philadelphia Mural Honors Local Girl Killed Tragically In 2005

The new mural, called “The Faces That Shape Us,” covers the east and west walls surrounding Uncle David’s Universal Playground, at 15th and Catherine Streets.