Philadelphia Heritage Branch, Daughter Dialogues Oral History

Participating in non-political discussions with these women of color descended from men who fought in the Revolutionary War that have proven their lineage through membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). Attendees will have the opportunity to ask the Daughters questions about family backgrounds and lineage, motherhood, careers, and genealogy research.

ASALH Philadelphia Heritage, 2021 Black History Month Public Program with Sankofa Freedom Academy Charter School

Program Libation Lift Every Voice and Sing Introduction of the 2021 Theme "The Family" 12th Grade Essential Question of Freedom: How can transformation lead to emancipation? 12th Grade Student Performances: Solo, Poem 8th Grade Essential Question of Freedom: At what price freedom? What has the pursuit of freedom costs ( on the family) the peoples […]

Philadelphia Heritage Branch, Book Discussion: The Water Dancer

Book discussion on The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates with interaction from participants.  Marilyn Larke will lead discussion with questions.  This book is about this years theme The Family.  Young Hiram was born into bondage.  When his mother was sold away, Hiram lost all memory of her-but was gifted with a mysterious power.  Need I […]

Philadelphia Heritage Branch Presents: Juneteenth- ASALH Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Regina Vaughn, President, will speak about the vision of Carter G. Woodson yesterday, today, and tomorrow and how we must continue doing the work. Guy Weston will share what Juneteenth mean for Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey using his own family history. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81691969997  Meeting ID 816 9196 9997