Tagged Chronicling Resistance

Hangin’ with Hank: Imagining Louise

by Germaine Ingram On Sunday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m., live on YouTube , I’ll be in conversation with the tap/jazz aficionado and irrepressible raconteur Hank Smith on his every-so-often show Hangin’ with Hank .…

Thinking in Community

by Mariam Williams, Project Director, Chronicling Resistance One of my greatest joys in this project is witnessing how the Fellows draw connections among their respective areas of research and activism. I get to see and hear lightbulbs…

Chronicling Resistance: Meet the Fellows

by Mariam Williams, Project Director for Chronicling Resistance "I've studied what I could of the Niess and their culture. There isn’t much left, and I have to sift the truth from all the lies. But there was a … a…

Chronicling Resistance

by Mariam Williams, Project Director for Chronicling Resistance Sometimes, the way events merge is uncanny. This is the case for Chronicling Resistance, a project that recently migrated to the Free Library of Philadelphia. …

#OneBookWednesday: Jesmyn Ward and Bearing Witness

As we begin 2019 and await the One Book, One Philadelphia Kickoff , I’ve been re-reading Sing, Unburied, Sing and thinking about its outward effects. Many people have called Jesmyn Ward ’s book a protest novel. But what is…

Chronicling Resistance: The Exhibition

The roots of activism in Philadelphia run deep, and local archives hold innumerable stories of resistance. But many of these stories — those that center historically marginalized peoples — have been diminished, erased,…