James Forten portrait courtesy Collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

Explore a special exhibition on one of Philadelphia’s most important early African American families.

Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia
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The Story of Mercy-Douglass Hospital

Movers & Makers Special on the history of Philadelphia hospitals founded by the Black community. From Frederick Douglass Hospital ...

Air Date: February 16, 2023

Emmy Awards Special

Movers & Makers celebrates Emmy-winning stories in this special presentation. Learn about the Palizzi Social Club continuing ...

Air Date: May 19, 2022

Artist Michelle Lopez wearing a construction helmet observing people on lifts installing her sculptures

Passionate Pursuits

Tango music and dance, Sommerville Manning Gallery, American Treasure Tour, artist Michelle Lopez

Air Date: April 14, 2022

A Black woman and girl with a painting of a young black girl

Celebrating Diversity through Art

Visit The Colored Girls Museum, where thoughtfully curated exhibits explore and uplift the lives of ordinary Black women and girls.

Air Date: April 6, 2022

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