A working list resources that tell about African-American life in York County, Pa.
In York County, Harriet Tubman found some like-minded county residents who were against slavery and fellow operators on the Underground Railroad, particularly among Quakers north of the Conewago Creek. But the abolitionist view was not the majority report in the county.
Turner Big Screen Classics is bringing back the film for 30th-anniversary showings, and it will be screened at selected theaters in Central Pennsylvania on July 21 and July 24.
It is a positive sign that a teacher is deepening her own understanding and investing considerable time in helping others learn about the long-term oppression and racism that led to the riots of the late 1960s.
Outcomes in the York race riots and Golden Venture cases raise a question: Are we progressing as a community in the fight against inequality, racism and eliminating barriers to access to justice?
“She is able to give us a real story about the value of our history,” Jeff Kirkland of the York African American History Society said about York native Debra Newman Ham.
Leroy Atwater has assisted in bringing three monuments honoring black veterans in the York area from idea to completion.