Beyond Adversity: Black History in Western Pennsylvania

In this live, virtual program, students will explore the stories of African Americans in Western Pennsylvania throughout 250 years of history. Learn about the African American experience through the experiences of Black families in early Pittsburgh, Western Pennsylvania’s role in the abolition movement and the Underground Railroad, Pittsburgh’s groundbreaking jazz scene, and local sports teams, including the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords. 

This program includes a virtual, interactive tour that includes stories from many exhibits, includingFrom Slavery to Freedom, Pittsburgh: A Tradition of Innovation, Special Collections, and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum 

Grades: 4 – 12
Cost: $75 for a 45-minute session

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Faces of the Past: Portraits of PittsburghUp Close: Portraits of PittsburghThe Underground Railroad in Western PennsylvaniaBeyond Adversity: Black History in Western PennsylvaniaInnovation and Invention

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