Please join us for this program exploring the history of the Montford Point Marines, the first African Americans to serve in the U.S. Marines during World War II.
We’ll hear from Montford Point Marine Association, Philadelphia Chapter 1 President Joseph H. Geeter, as well as some first person accounts from original Montford Point Marines. Chapter 1 Auxiliary member Karen Asper Jordan and Dr. Kenneth Scott will also join us to reflect on two Philadelphia Montford Point Marines who resided in North Philadelphia, Cecil B. Moore and Floyd Alston.
This program is part of the Black Lives Always Mattered! public program series at the Blockson Collection, which has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.
This program will be presented via Zoom Webinar. On the day of the program, use this link to join: https://temple.zoom.us/j/95937012559.
All programs are free and open to all, and registration is encouraged.
Contact Leslie Willis-Lowry at email@example.com with questions.