Charles L. Blockson

David Cohen presenting historian Charles L. Blockson with the Philadelphia Award
Charles L. Blockson receives 2016 Philadelphia Award
Type: News Story
Blockson received the award, a nearly 100-year-old honor, for his service of the community through his work as a historian.
May 31, 2017
Coltrane sitting with his saxophone.
John Coltrane exhibit honors musical legacy
Type: News Story
Temple will partner the Philadelphia Jazz Project to present a series of events celebrating John Coltrane.
September 14, 2016
The Pennsylvania Slave Trade historical marker at Penn’s Landing.
Historical marker recognizes slave trade
Type: News Story
Charles L. Blockson, curator emeritus of the Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries, successfully submitted a proposal to designate a local slave port with a historical marker.
August 29, 2016