Posts Tagged ‘African-American history’

House Museum In North Philly Plans Monument For Former Slave

House Museum In North Philly Plans Monument For Former Slave

January 3, 2019  |  History

Stenton, the former plantation house in Logan, prepares to honor Dinah with their new project, Inequality in Bronze. Keshler Thibert has the details > more

New Book On W.E.B. Du Bois Colors In

New Book On W.E.B. Du Bois Colors In “White Space”

December 18, 2018  |  History

The pioneering research of W.E.B. Du Bois on race, class, and data collection are on display in a strikingly visual new volume, "W.E.B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America." Joe Brin has this book review > more

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North Broad’s “Lion Of Zion” Finds Strength In Design

August 8, 2018  |  Art & Design

Zion Baptist Church opens its doors to a sustainable future and a North Philly revival. Rachel Hildebrandt has the story > more

Black History Museums Struggle To Survive Amid Philly Revival

Black History Museums Struggle To Survive Amid Philly Revival

July 30, 2018  |  History

In need of funding and resources, three museums dedicated to African American history face an uncertain future. Keshler Thibert has the story > more

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

Tell The Whole Story With Next Chapter Of The Philadelphia History Museum

July 23, 2018  |  History

In this op-ed, Mabel Rosenheck says its time to put some fresh, 21st century eyes on how we interpret our city's history with inclusivity as the top priority > more