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Odunde Festival, June 7 to 14, 2020

“For many black Philadelphians, Odunde is the unofficial start of summer. The country’s largest African American street festival, Odunde — a Yoruba word meaning “Happy New Year” — is a celebration of African culture typically held in Philadelphia the second…

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Virtual Liberty to Go to See, June 19, 2020

On Friday, June 19, from 7 to 9 PM, “Liberty to Go to See” returns virtually to celebrate Juneteenth. Inspired by stories found in the Chew Family Papers and based on a script written by Philadelphia Young Playwrights, “Liberty to…

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Remembering the Women of Slavery, Lest We Forget: Wyck Historic House, Garden, and Farm, March 23, 2019

At the Wyck House, 6026 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia PA, join friends and neighbors for an afternoon of thoughtful consideration of the lives of women who lived through enslavement in America. The Harriet Tubman Living History Experience highlights and heightens public…

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The North Star & Out From Slavery, Film and Discussion, February 24, 2019

At 4 pm on Sunday, February 24, the Acme Screening Room (25 S Union St, Lambertville, NJ 08530, Phone: (609) 483-5237) will show THE NORTH STAR, the story of Benjamin “Big Ben” Jones, a runaway slave who escaped to freedom…

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A Conversation on Race and Faith, January 17, 2019

On January 17, 2019 from  6:30 – 8:30 pm, WHYY  (150 N. 6th St. ,Philadelphia, PA 19106) in partnership with NewCORE (New Conversation on Race & Ethnicity) is presenting a group of prominent religious leaders who will share stories and engage…

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