- This event has passed.
Underground Railroad & Black History Conference! Temple U!
February 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Please join the Department of Africology and African American Studies for the The 17th Annual Underground Railroad and Black History Conference titled Digital Learning: Black History, Underground Railroad and Emancipation.
Keynote Address by MK Asante “While Black: Black History in the Digital Age”
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante; Chairperson, Africology Department
Dr. Anadolu-Okur; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Africology Department
Dr. A. Waskie; Former College of Liberal Arts Professor
Ms. Latanya Jenkins; Reference Librarian, TU Libraries
Performance by Millicent Sparks as Harriet Tubman
Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Gooch, “Hinsonville’s Heroes, Agents of Emancipation and Civil Rights”
- Timothy Welbeck, Esq., Panel Chair
- MK Asante; Author, Filmmaker, Recording Artist, and Professor
- Dr. Cheryl Gooch, Author
- Layla Jones; WHYY Reporter
- Ms. Latanya Jenkins; Reference Librarian, TU Libraries
- Lincoln University students
Presented by the Africology and African American Studies Department along with TU Libraries and the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection