6abc Loves the Arts: Black History Month celebrations around Philadelphia


February is fast coming to a close but there are still Black History Month celebrations going on throughout the city.

Black Pulp! at The African-American Museum features printed works of art that span more than a century and aim to shatter stereotypes about the Black experience.

“We tell a unique story,” says Patricia Wilson Aden, President and CEO of the African-American Museum. “Anyone who’s interested in African-American art, history and culture has a destination here at the African American museum.”

In September, City Hall became home to a memorial for forgotten local civil rights hero Octavius Catto, and the Philadelphia History Museum has an exhibition that pays tribute to his legacy.

“He was an educator. He was an activist. He was a sportsman,” says Charles Croce, Executive Director and…

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