Tag Archives: African American history

Press Release: Commemoration of The Pennsylvania Slave Trade Historical Marker, Penn’s Landing, August 5, 2016

The Pennsylvania Slave Trade is among 23
state historical markers recently approved by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). 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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Storytelling, History and Reconstruction

Storytelling as a tool to develop Culture, Community & Capacity-Building

I am honored to be the storyteller for History and Reconstruction, a collaborative history project between Phillip Seitz (historian) and Reconstruction, Inc. (William Goldsby, Chair), a grassroots organization for post-incarceration reentry and reintegration. Continue reading

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Ancestral Remembrance Day – June 2 – Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Middle Passage Ceremony & Port Marker Project   Ancestral Remembrance Ceremony June 2nd, 2014 5:30 – 7;30 PM On the Pier behind Independence Seaport Museum Penn’s Landing 211 South Columbus Blvd & Walnut Street  Philadelphia, PA 19106 ********************************************************** ​Research identifying all ports of … Continue reading

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The Future of Historical Performance

My first performance in the Virtual World – Photo: Storyteller Denise Valentine as Sojourner Truth at SL9B Celebration! Join Storyteller Denise Valentine as she presents her first historical performance in the Virtual World at Second Life 9th Birthday (SL9B) Celebration … Continue reading

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HiStorytelling: Archive

HiStorytelling: Archive. Tumble with me. Storymama’s Tumblr

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Dare To Adorn

HiStorytelling Photo Source: Madagascan Woman – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Madagascan_Woman.jpg Photo Source: Madagascan Woman Recently, I worked on a project called “The Will to Adorn: Philadelphia Stories of Beauty and Adornment” at the Philadelphia Folklore Project (PFP). It featured a screening of the award-winning … Continue reading

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