Value, respect and have a passion for the African American experience and community.
Recognize that African American History is foundational to American History.
Take scholarship and connect it to the history of this space.
Are an active Docent or Tour Guide.
Are a Student of African American History.
Are a self-taught Individual with a passion for African American History.
If you enjoy . . .
Telling a good story.
Meeting new people and interacting with diverse audiences, age groups, and learning styles.
Participating in ongoing learning.
If you are interested in joining this dynamic, motivated group and providing an indispensable service to thousands, we welcome your application.
BLACK PHILLY HISTORY SHORTS
videos on the history they never told you
Group and Individual Projects
Surfacing the life stories of prominent Philadelphians buried at Eden
MICHAEL'S STEPHEN SMITH RESEARCH
Ensuring preservation of our important figures and sites
RICHARD'S COMMUNITY EDUCATION
Teaching our community about our incredible history
MICHIKO'S BLACK METROPOLIS MAP
Bringing historical resources to the Public
Black Businesses in 1838 Philadelphia
Docent Michiko Quinones worked with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to digitize the 1838 Pennsylvania Abolition Society Census of the Free Black Community. See the full exhibit.