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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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A Permanent Accusation: Art Confronts Lynching and Other Acts of Inhumanity

Wednesday January 30, 7pm A Permanent Accusation: Art Confronts Lynching and Other Acts of Inhumanity Moonstone Arts Center, 110A S. 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107, 215-735-9600 Art, in all its forms, is powerful. Poems and music, paintings and dance make

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Why Black Media? A Panel Discussion

Wednesday January 30, 5pm Why Black Media? A Panel Discussion Department of Journalism of the Temple School of Media and Communication First Floor Atrium of Annenberg hall, on 13th street between Norris and Diamond Streets Over 100 years ago Ida

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