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2014 Anthology of Featured Poets

Sunday December 14, 2014 – 1 pm @ Brandywine Workshop (728 S. Broad Street) Reading, Book Launch and Holiday Party  Join us for an afternoon of poetry, refreshments, and camaraderie. Moonstone’s new anthology includes 90 of the 116 featured poets

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Moonstone December Poetry 2014

Wednesday December 3, 7pm – Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub (1214 Sansom Street) Ivan Taub and notable Philadelphia actors: Mark Knight, Gina Martino, and Ethan Lipkin, will read poems from the collection Speed Limit 225 ($14.95 Moonstone), and if the

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Moonstone Poetry: November 2014, Part 1

Moonstone Poetry – November 2014 – Part 1 Sunday November 2, 2014 – 3pm – Moonstone @ Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad Street SOS – Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader (UMass Press, $34.95) Join the editors John

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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Festival

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Festival Breslin Learning Center, District 1199C Hospital Worker Union 100 S. Broad St. Land Title Building, 10th Floor, 215-568-2220 The Created Equal Project uses the power of documentary films to encourage public conversations

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SOS-Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader

Sunday November 2, 2014-3pm Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad Street Join John H. Bracey Jr., Sonia Sanchez and James Smethurst the editors for the Philadelphia launch of SOS-Calling All Black People: A Black Arts Movement Reader This volume brings together

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Underground Railroad in Philadelphia Schedule of Events

Monday, Sept. 29 William Still: Film & Discussion Tuesday, Sept. 30 William Still: Film & Discussion Thursday, Oct. 2 William Still: Film & Discussion Saturday, Oct. 4 William Still: Film & Discussion Sunday, Oct. 5 William Still: Film & Discussion

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Tour the Center City Underground Railroad Sites

Saturday October 25, 2014 Tour Center City Underground Railroad Sites This tour is an introduction to some amazing people, places and events. We will discuss the significance of each site as we drive to places where buildings stood and incidents

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We Shall Overcome: Music in the Continuing Struggle for Freedom

We Shall Overcome: Music in the Continuing Struggle for Freedom Thursday October 16, 2014, 4pm Temple University, 1330 Polett Walk We Shall Overcome is a protest song that became a key anthem of the Civil Rights Movement is thought to

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Role of the African American Churches, the Masons, the African Mysteries and the Secret Codes

Role of the African American Churches, the Masons, the African Mysteries and the Secret Codes Thursday October 16, 2014, 2:30pm  Temple University, 1330 Polett Walk African American churches ranked number 1 in churches who supported the cause. In 1831, Mother

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Speaking in Riddles, Singing in Codes

Speaking in Riddles, Singing in Codes Thursday October 16, 2014, 1pm  Temple University, 1330 Polett Walk Supporters of the Underground Railroad created their own codes as a secret language in order to help slaves escape. Code words would be used in

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