Category Archives: African American

City of Philadelphia is a UNESCO Site of Memory

The City of Philadelphia is one of 31 documented U.S. Middle Passage Arrival Sites recently approved by the UNESCO Slave Route Project as “Sites of Memory” associated with the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Continue reading

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Ancestral Remembrance Day Philly 2016

Ancestral Remembrance Day Philly August 5th, 2016 Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Markers Project (PhillyMPC) June 2nd is now August 5th! To coincide with the unveiling of the new historical marker, PhillyMPC has changed the date for Ancestral Remembrance … Continue reading

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Penn’s Landing: Arrival Point of First Africans, Philadelphia approved for a State Historical Marker

“Penn’s Landing: Arrival Point of First Africans, Philadelphia” is among the 23 new state historical markers recently approved by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Continue reading

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