Celebrating Black History: The Start of Media’s Afro-American Community

This educational and inspiring event delves into the rich history of Media’s Afro-American community, tracing its roots back to before the town was officially founded in 1850. Led by Dr. Sam Lemon, whose ancestors arrived in Media as runaway slaves, this presentation offers a profound look into the past, highlighting the enduring spirit and contributions of African Americans in Media.

Event Details:

  • Date: March 2, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Location: TBD, Media, PA
  • Admission: Free

What to Expect: Dr. Lemon’s talk will cover the history of the Afro-American community in Media, including the challenges faced and the triumphs achieved. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to engage directly with the history and its implications for the present and future.

Why You Should Go:

  • Educational Opportunity: Learn about a crucial part of Media’s history and the broader narrative of African American resilience and contribution.
  • Community Connection: Engage in meaningful dialogue about the past, present, and future of racial equality and community solidarity.
  • Free Admission: This event is accessible to everyone interested in learning more about Media’s cultural heritage and the history of its Afro-American community.

Don’t miss this chance to celebrate Black History Month with a focus on local history and the stories of individuals who have shaped Media into the community it is today. Keep an eye on community announcements for more details on the location and how to participate.