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Revolution & Reaction (Philadelphia and America)

Saturday October 25, 2014 7:00pm – District 1199C Philadelphia Headquarters, 1319 Locust St Revolution & Reaction (Philadelphia and America)       Lombard Street Riot      Pennsylvania Hall      Pennsylvania Hall Burning              Pennsylvania

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Tour the Germantown Underground Railroad Sites

Saturday October 11, 2014 – Tour the Germantown Underground Railroad Sites This is part of Moonstone Arts Centers Hidden History presentation on the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia – October 2014  The Historic Germantown Passport entitles an individual to one visit

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Teacher Workshop

Saturday October 11, 2014 10am – National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street Teacher Workshop The Underground Railroad in Philadelphia is one of the high points in Philadelphia’s rich history as a center in the struggle for freedom and equality. From

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Slavery in the 21st Century: Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, and Prison Labor

Tuesday October 14, 2014 7pm – African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street Free with Museum Admission ($8 general admission, $5 AAMP Members) Slavery in the 21st Century: Sex Trafficking, Labor Trafficking, and Prison Labor   Sex Tafficking, the

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The Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights Movement & Today

Wednesday October 15, 2014 7:00pm – Brandywine Workshop, 728 S. Broad Street The Underground Railroad, the Civil Rights Movement & Today   The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1, 1863 but that was just the tipping point. Emancipation was

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Underground Railroad in Words and Music

Thursday October 16, 2014 7:00pm – 1199C Hospital Workers Union Hall, 1319 Locust Street Underground Railroad in Words and Music Kim and Reggie Harris present Music and the Underground Railroad, a concert of songs, stories and narratives about slavery and

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Roots of Resistance: Remembering the Role of the AME Church in the UGRR

Sunday October 26, 2014 The Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 419 S 6th St 11:00 am – Worship Service – Dr. Mark Kelly Tyler, Senior Pastor Roots of Resistance: Remembering the Role of the AME Church in the UGRR.

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Ruthanne Lum McCunn: Chinese Yankee – A True Story

Chinese Yankee A True Story from the U.S. Civil War by Ruthanne Lum McCunn Thursday October 30, 2014   7 pm – Brandywine Workshop, 728 S Broad Street   The true story of Hong Kong born Thomas Sylvanus (Ah Yee

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