Virtual Educational Session Philadelphia and the Underground Railroad Talk Description During the Civil War, Philadelphia was a crucial stop on the Underground Railroad. The city’s tolerant roots go back to the 17th-century Quaker abolitionist movement. While the Historic District was an active port where [...]
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How to Build a Tour Business Website in Wordpress This is part of an ongoing series of helpful articles for tour operators and guides. We're trying to demystify difficult aspects of running your business by offering clear step-by-step DIY guides. If you have an idea for an article that would be helpful, [...]
Virtual Educational Session From Selma To Montgomery: The Story of a Real Civil Rights Foot Soldier Talk Description Lowndes County was the site of two of the most violent acts of the Civil Rights Movement, regular lynchings, the murder of Mrs. Viola Liuzzo, who [...]
Virtual Educational Session A Long Walk to Freedom: African American Troops in the Normandy Campaign Talk Description An exploration of the African-American troop contributions during the Normandy Campaign that helped to free a continent, but have been written out of history. WWII was a [...]
Virtual Educational Session Becoming Familiar with Civilization’s Strange Fruit Talk Description As Chairman of the of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Dr Fakunle will share the history of lynching and racial violence in Maryland and his work to bring justice to one [...]
Virtual Educational Session The Unknown Black History of Cambridge Mass. Talk Description Cambridge Massachusetts is known by many as an intellectual hub, thanks to its two world-class universities, Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The city evolved from a farming village in the [...]
Virtual Educational Session West Philadelphia: The Global Leadership Academy Story Talk Description This presentation will share the story and mission of the Global Leadership Academy located in West Philadelphia. Greg Wright will talk about how they have implemented a revolutionary experiential travel teaching and [...]
Virtual Educational Session From the Slave Ship to City Hall: Africans in Philadelphia From 1688 to 1985 Talk Description In this first of a two-part presentation, Joe Becton will give us a comprehensive, in-depth look at the history of Africans in Philadelphia From 1688 [...]