Senator Anthony H. Williams Celebrates Black History Month
As we draw to the close of Black History Month, these two videos highlight just two important stories from the 8th Senatorial District! There are many African-American heroes in our city, state and nation worthy of recognition.
Sen. Williams Shares the Story of Eden Cemetery
In this Pa. History Moment, State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams shares the history of Eden Cemetery in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, the first African-American owned and operated cemetery in the United States. It serves as the final resting place for civil rights pioneers and African American veterans of the U.S. Civil War. Click here or below to watch.
Sen. Williams Honors Philadelphia’s Historic Odunde Festival
In this Pa. History Moment, State Senator Anthony Hardy Williams honors the Odunde Festival, now celebrating its 40th year, which ranks among the largest African American Festivals in the United States, attracting a half million people to South Philadelphia and covering 12 city blocks each year on the second Sunday in June. Click here or below to watch.
Thank you for your support!
Your State Senator,
Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams
8th Senatorial District