Mural: A Tribute to Harriet Tubman

Source: Philly Mural Pics Description: This mural is a tribute to Harriet Tubman and others who have fought against slavery and for equal rights, next to a cemetery in Fairhill where many of these heroes lie. Website: www.phillymuralpics.com/a-tribute-to-harriet-tubman/img-0091.html
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10 Places Celebrating African-American Heritage in Philadelphia

Source: Global Philadelphia Association Description: A comprehensive list of 10 sites and museums in Philadelphia that highlight African American history and heritage year round. Website: globalphiladelphia.org/news/beyond-black-history-month-10-places-celebrating-african-american-heritage-philadelphia
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400+: Black History, Black Futures, Black Now

Source: African American Museum in Philadelphia Description: The African American Museum in Philadelphia invites audiences to reflect on the Black experiences that have occurred since Africans first arrived in the English colonies in 1619. Throughout 2019 they will offer an assortment of programs and exhibitions which will help facilitate discussions and personal reflections on the…
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Taking a Stand for Equality: Octavius V. Catto Exhibition

Source: Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent Description: Taking a Stand for Equality highlights Octavius V. Catto’s legacy of activism for equal access to education, public transportation, voting rights, and full citizenship. Known for the courage of his convictions, dynamic personality, and erudition, Catto embodies the values of Philadelphia’s emerging black middle class. The exhibition…
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The Underground Railroad: Triumph over Tragedy

Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Description: A collection of primary and secondary sources focusing on the underground railroad, specifically Philadelphia’s involvement, that can be used in class curriculums. Website: hsp.org/sites/default/files/sites/default/files/The%20Underground%20Railroad.pdf
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Video: The Local-Global History of Philadelphia-The Kazakh Population

Source: Arcadia University Description: The Local-Global History of Philadelphia: The Kazakh Population focuses on the Kazakh population of North/Northeast Philadelphia using contextual research to support interviews with Kazakh immigrants or first-generation Kazakh-Americans who reside or have resided in Philadelphia, recording their oral histories about their experiences in Philadelphia. Interviewees discuss their identities in relation to…
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Historic Fair Hill

Source: Historic Fair Hill Description: Historic Fair Hill is a peace making green space and a neighborhood revitalization organization in North Philadelphia. Gardening, school partnerships, and community events are all geared towards historical preservation, environmental greening, civic engagement, and childhood literacy. Website: historicfairhill.com/about/
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Mural Arts Philadelphia

Source: Mural Arts Philadelphia Description: Mural Arts has unites artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts engages communities in 60–100 public art projects each year and maintains its growing collection through a restoration initiative. Mural Arts has…
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Bethlehem Roberson

Source: Bethlehem Roberson Description:  A Philadelphia native, Bethlehem has been singing since she was a child – singing by herself and vocalizing with her musical cousins. Performing around the region for over 15 years, she is in an-demand professional who has worked with numerous Philly artists and musicians, sung in churches and cafes to notable Philly venues/events including TEDx Philadelphia,The Kimmel Center, Sistah’s…
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UShistory.org

Source: Independence Hall Association Description: The website educates the public about the Revolutionary and Colonial eras of American history, as well as Philadelphia generally through historical figure biographies, free textbooks and primary sources, and information about important landmarks in Philadelphia. Website: www.ushistory.org
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