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The Institute for Colored Youth and Philadelphia in the 19th Century

The contradiction that is Philadelphia – the Southern-most Northern city – with the largest population of free African Americans in the country –Birthplace of the AME Church, center of the Underground Railroad – home of abolitionists.  From the Institute come

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African American Education in Philadelphia and Beyond: Past and Present

Join us for A Tour and Introduction to this new exhibit with Curator, Dr. Diane D. Turner  (The exhibit will be on display from September 14, 2015 to March 2016) Education was important to African Americans both enslaved and free.

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From Swastika to Jim Crow-Film & Discussion Program

  From Swastika to Jim Crow Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges  Co-Sponsored by National Museum of American Jewish History Before and during the Second World War, Jewish intellectuals and scholars who escaped Nazi Germany and immigrated to the U.S.

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From Swastika to Jim Crow-Film & Discussion Program

From Swastika to Jim Crow Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges Before and during the Second World War, Jewish intellectuals and scholars who escaped Nazi Germany and immigrated to the U.S. faced an uncertain future. Confronted with anti-Semitism at major

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From Swastika to Jim Crow-Film & Discussion Program

From Swastika to Jim Crow Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges Before and during the Second World War, Jewish intellectuals and scholars who escaped Nazi Germany and immigrated to the U.S. faced an uncertain future. Confronted with anti-Semitism at major

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Envisioning Freedom-Film & Discussion Program

Three short videos examine the struggle for freedom and education from the 19th century to today – discussions of the Institute for Colored Youth, Octavius Catto, Fannie Jackson Coppin, Cecil B. Moore, the Girard College demonstrations and education today.  

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Envisioning Freedom-Film & Discussion Program

Three short videos examine the struggle for freedom and education from the 19th century to today – discussions of the Institute for Colored Youth, Octavius Catto, Fannie Jackson Coppin, Cecil B. Moore, the Girard College demonstrations and education today.  

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Envisioning Freedom-Film & Discussion Program

Three short videos examine the struggle for freedom and education from the 19th century to today – discussions of the Institute for Colored Youth, Octavius Catto, Fannie Jackson Coppin, Cecil B. Moore, the Girard College demonstrations and education today.  

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Envisioning Freedom-Film & Discussion Program

Three short videos examine the struggle for freedom and education from the 19th century to today – discussions of the Institute for Colored Youth, Octavius Catto, Fannie Jackson Coppin, Cecil B. Moore, the Girard College demonstrations and education today.  

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Envisioning Freedom-Film & Discussion Program

Three short videos examine the struggle for freedom and education from the 19th century to today – discussions of the Institute for Colored Youth, Octavius Catto, Fannie Jackson Coppin, Cecil B. Moore, the Girard College demonstrations and education today.  

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