Let Freedom Ring

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Scholarly Panel Discussion
Event Information
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 4:00PM
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please register using the button at the top right corner.

Temple University 
Mitten Hall
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Live broadcast by 900AM-WURD, this engaging discussion joins a diverse set of voices from Philadelphia's academic and activist communities to reflect on the life and impact of Octavius V. Catto. Performance by Cheyney University Concert Choir to follow.


Dan Biddle, Co-Author, Tasting Freedom
Keith Bingham, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Archivist 
Charles L. Blockson, African American Historian
Dr. John E. Churchville, Local Civil Rights Leader
Mel Dorn, Local Civil Rights Leader
Murray Dubin, Co-Author, Tasting Freedom
Mahlon Duckett, Negro League Baseball Player
Karen Jordan, Local Civil Rights Leader
Dr. Mark Kelly Tyler, Senior Pastor, Mother Bethel AME Church
Rev. Nolan Williams, Jr., Festival Artistic Director

This event is in partnership with the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection and 900AM-WURD



The Philadelphia Freedom Festival has been supported by: 

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
The Knight Foundation
The Presser Foundation
The Lomax Family Foundation

Philadelphia Freedom Festival was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit our project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/philadelphia-freedom-festival/

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