On October 28, 2022, the Colored Conventions Project in collaboration with Mural Arts Philadelphia unveiled two murals at the Courtyard Apartments at Riverview in Southwark, Philadelphia. P. Gabrielle Foreman, Denise Burgher, and Brandi Locke spearheaded and coordinated this collaboration. I am so grateful and honored to be part of this process. I created an onlineContinue reading “Mural Dedication Event, Oct. 28, ’22”
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New teaching resources
In collaboration with teachers at Evanston Township High School in Evanston, Illinois, Dr. Kate Masur and her team of researchers at Northwestern University have added teaching resources to their outstanding CCP exhibit Black Organizing in Pre-Civil War Illinois. I am very happy to be a part of the effort of making this resource available. https://coloredconventions.org/black-illinois-organizing/teaching/
Delaware Black History
In April 2021, Delaware passed HB 198, requiring each school district and charter school in Delaware to create and implement a K-12 curriculum on Black History. In collaboration with Delaware Historical Society, Denise Burgher and I will be conducting a workshop this October for DE teachers to provide them with primary sources, a lesson plan,Continue reading “Delaware Black History”
Next year’s conferences:
I will be at the OAH, AHA, and Berks!