“Negro Week Program Set” at the Progressive Center back in 1954, in cooperation with celebrations across the country. “‘Negro Week’ Program Set” -Scrantonian Tribune, Scranton PA,…… Read more “Negro History Week in Scranton, 1954”
George Keyes (1845-1980) was one of the most prominent and respected African Amerincan Men and Civil War Veteran in Scranton…
On this day in history, FRI SEPT. 1968, Scranton was in debate over race. Fair housing legislations and introducing a Black History curriculum into the school district were hot topics.
August 11 – Black History of Scranton airs on PCNTV.
Today is Juneteenth. What a glorious day it is today for Pennsylvania (if you just ignore the rain)! Juneteenth. “June” and “Nineteenth.” The observance of Juneteenth dates…… Read more “Juneteenth.”
Photograph featured in the Journal of Negro Life, 1930 Louise Tanner Brown was a born in Beaver, Pa in 1883. Grew up in Pittsburgh, and later moved…… Read more “Louise Tanner Brown (1883-1955)”
The exhibit, entitled Game Changers: Pennsylvania Women who made history, showcases 32 Pennsylvania women who made a significant impact over the last century. One of those 32 women was a Black Scrantonian.