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10 events celebrating Black History Month in Philadelphia

10 events celebrating Black History Month in Philadelphia

Amble through West Laurel Hill Cemetery to learn about the lives of black pioneers, civic leaders, and entertainers who influenced Philadelphia and beyond. A guide will discuss the significance of figures like R&B legend Teddy Pendergrass and civil rights leaders Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander, the first black woman to graduate from Penn Law.

Saturday, Feb. 16. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. West Laurel Hill Cemetery, 225 Belmont Ave., Bala Cynwyd. $15, $12 for members. thelaurelhillcemetery.org/events

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