Posted March 26, 2020

A new graphic novel brings African American history in Philadelphia to life

The Blockson Collection’s "Black Lives Always Mattered!" tells the stories of influential Philadelphians.

Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.
Photography By: 
Ryan S. Brandenberg
Artist, art director and curator Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.

Black Lives Always Mattered!, an upcoming graphic novel created by the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, celebrates African Americans in Philadelphia in the 20th century. 

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—Edirin Oputu

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