Be among the first to see the new 26-minute film, “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia,” which explores the story of one of Philadelphia’s most influential early African American families, presented by WHYY and the Museum of the American Revolution.
5:15 p.m. – Doors Open
5:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Reception in Rotunda and access to Black Founders
6:00 p.m. – Introductions and screening in the Lenfest Myer Theater
6:30 – 6:45 p.m. – Q+A
7:00 p.m. – Event concludes
$20 per person
Portrait of James Forten on previous page provided courtesy of the Collection of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania