I am super excited about the new exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This exhibit features 20th century artwork, ankara fashion, photography, and an entire installation dedicated to architect Fracicis Kere. Check out what UWISHUNU says about the exhibit: “This spring and summer, artwork from all across Africa fills the Perelman Building at the Philadelphia…

Robert Mara Adger

Marker Address 823 South Street Robert Mara Adger was born in Charleston S. Carolina in 1837, one of 13 children. At the age of six the family moved to Philadelphia and Robert attended the Lombard Street School (known as the Bird School because of its’ principal James M. Bird). As a teenager Robert worked at his father’s furniture…

My Tour of Cliveden

I recently toured Cliveden, a historic home located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. For many, Cliveden holds special significance because of the Battle of Germantown. While this was of some interest to me this was not the reason for my tour this particular day. I went to Cliveden to see their exhibit Emancipating Cliveden; Slavery & Servitude….