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So far Mitch Bach has created 39 blog entries.

Virtual Tour: Philadelphia and the Underground Railroad

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 [...]

Virtual Tour: Philadelphia and the Underground Railroad2020-10-20T17:36:06-04:00

Virtual Tour: African American Troops in the Normandy Campaign

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 Tour: African American Troops in the Normandy Campaign2020-10-11T22:00:21-04:00

Virtual Tour: Becoming Familiar with Civilization’s Strange Fruit

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 Tour: Becoming Familiar with Civilization’s Strange Fruit2020-10-11T23:09:33-04:00

Virtual Tour: The Global Leadership Academy of West Philadelphia

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 Tour: The Global Leadership Academy of West Philadelphia2020-10-04T08:38:36-04:00

Virtual Tour: From the Slave Ship to City Hall: Africans in Philadelphia

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 [...]

Virtual Tour: From the Slave Ship to City Hall: Africans in Philadelphia2020-10-04T08:33:43-04:00