Mark your calendar for these Zoom events to learn about local black history.
Thursday, February 11 - The Historical Commission is hosting "Black Trailblazers of Philadelphia."
Sunday, February 28 - Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott will host a presentation about The Battle of New Market Heights.
Montgomery County is also hosting a series of panel discussions on Zoom with the national theme, “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity,” as established by the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH). Four panels will be held each Wednesday in February from noon to 1:15 p.m. Learn more about the panelists here and register for each panel discussion at here.
Wednesday, February 3rd – Topic: Education
Panelists - Craig C. Browne, Ed.D., Christopher A. Pender Sr. MHS, Dr. Crystal Clark, Mrs. Rachel Kirksey
Wednesday, February 10th – Topic: Criminal Justice
Panelists - Judge Greg Scott, Chief Mark Talbot, Councilwoman Heather Lewis, A. Nicole Phillips, Esq.
Wednesday, February 17th – Topic: Parenting/Family
Panelists - Marcus Allen, Kelly and Tracy Jones, Dr. Rosario Love, Matthew Kane
Wednesday, February 24th – Topic: Faith Community
Panelists - Rev. Marshall Mitchell, Rev. Garrison Lockley, Bishop Benjamin Spencer