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Episode No. 6 – Philadelphia Public Schools and Caroline Le Count: Part 2

Philadelphia, 1867. A 21-year-old Black woman was recently appointed principal of a new public school on a small alley in the Seventh Ward. This woman…

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Episode No. 5 – Philadelphia Public Schools and Caroline R. Le Count: Part 1

In this city, there are very different educational opportunities for the wealthy and the poor. But reformers and activists are trying to find ways to…

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Episode No. 4 – The Life and Times of Caroline R. Le Count: Part 2

A city at war with a not-so-distant enemy, hospitals overwhelmed and spilling over into temporary tents, nurses asking citizens to donate critical supplies, it’s Philadelphia…

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Episode No. 3 – The Life and Times of Caroline R. Le Count: Part 1

An important moment of the Civil Rights movement happened right here in Philadelphia, and it took place nearly 100 years earlier than the well-known demonstrations…

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