Black History Field Trip

Source: The Constitutional Description: The Constitutional Walking Tour takes you on a special Black History outdoor experience through America’s Birthplace. The Constitutional tells the dramatic story of the brave men and women who were responsible for creating America. The Constitutional Guided Walking Tour will take you on a 1.25 mile loop which starts and concludes at the National…
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Resources: Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race

Source: Pretty Good Description: So you’ve realized your kids aren’t too young to talk about race, so now what? We’ve rounded up some resources for you to start. Pretty Good’s purpose is to make good information easier to understand and share on social media. Any money contributed will go to pay artists, illustrators, photographers, and designers…
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25 Philadelphia Virtual Tours: Explore the City of Brotherly Love

Source: Scholastica Travel Inc. Description: Scholastica Travel Inc is a family-owned and operated group travel business and retail travel agency. Since our founding in 1980, we have specialized in school travel planning services nationwide. We have witnessed first-hand the power of travel to catalyze personal growth, promote lifelong learning, and create lasting memories. Our caring team of…
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Mann Music Center

Source: Mann Music Center Description: In the Mann Music Room, we aim to provide a broad spectrum of high-quality, compelling, accessible, and fun, free digital experiences that can be viewed and shared virtually with our community. As one of the country’s largest non-profit open-air music centers, the Mann presents world-class artists in historic Fairmount Park, hosting more than 200,000 visitors each…
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Black History Month in Philly: 14 Important Sites to Visit

Source: Curbed Philadelphia Description: Philadelphia has a long and rich history, and it’s one that African-Americans have played a significant role in shaping. But for many, many years, important African-American sites and landmarks in the city have gone largely unnoticed. To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve updated our map of more than a dozen sites across the…
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Getting Started with a Family History

Source: Historical Society of Pennsylvania Description: Doing family history is just that: it is history. The story of immigration and its aftermath is the story of this nation. You will find in telling your family stories a similarity with other families—families perhaps you thought you had nothing in common with before. In doing genealogy you want…
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Guide to African American Cultural and Historic Sites in Philadelphia

Source: Visit Philadelphia Description: Just as U.S. history is African American history, Philadelphia history is African American history. The nation’s birthplace and first World Heritage City is home to the founding church of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination, the country’s first major museum devoted to Black American history, and the oldest daily newspaper serving the African American…
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Annenberg Center

Source: Annenberg Center Description: As the University of Pennsylvania’s home for the performing arts, the Annenberg Center connects diverse audiences with visionary artists and innovative ideas, engaging both the University and the greater Philadelphia community in transformative artistic experiences. In fulfillment of its mission, the Annenberg Center engages world-renowned and emerging artists who express adventuresome perspectives on contemporary…
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Association Of Public Art

Source: Association Of Public Art Description: The Association for Public Art (aPA) seeks to respond to the conditions of our time with new commissions, while interpreting and preserving public art for future generations. aPA plays a leadership role in protecting and preserving Philadelphia’s public art – both through conservation efforts and advocacy. We provide annual maintenance for many…
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The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Source: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Description: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society believes that gardening and horticulture belong to everyone. We work in partnership with community members to promote the benefits of gardening and connect people in our region with gardening-related experiences in their neighborhoods and across the region. PHS acknowledges that there are oppressive systems at work within our communities.…
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