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The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation

This video provides a glimpse into the long and challenging process that resulted in the creation of The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation, located steps from the Liberty Bell in Independence National Historical Park....

Tags: African-American, Historic District, History, Multicultural, Museums & Attractions

The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune is the largest newspaper in the U.S. serving the African-American community. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. The series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination....

Tags: African-American

Pennsylvania Abolition Society

Pennsylvania Abolition Society

The Pennsylvania Abolition Society, founded in 1775, was the first abolition society in the world and protected the rights of African-Americans. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, aired during Black History Month in 2008. The series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy...

Tags: African-American

Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church

Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church

Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church is the oldest parcel of land continuously owned by African-Americans, making it a significant site in Philadelphia and the nation. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, were aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. The series...

Tags: African-American

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson

Marion Anderson was the first African-American concert artist to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in a lead role. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, were aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. The series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination. ...

Tags: African-American

James Forten

James Forten

Philadelphian James Forten was a lucrative sailmaker who used his fortune to support abolition causes. This spot and five other public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, were aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. the series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination....

Tags: African-American

Cheyney University

Cheyney University

Cheyney University is the oldest thriving African-American education institution. This spot and five other 30-second public service announcements, made possible by GPTMC and its partners, were aired throughout Black History Month in 2008. The series earned a Mid-Atlantic Emmy nomination....

Tags: African-American

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