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Black Dental Medicine History

Black History Links

Black History Month—Gallery 240 Project

"As part of Penn Dental Medicine’s Black History Month, the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) chapter hosted its annual celebration event on February 20, 2020. A special photography exhibit was developed for the event for the Gallery 240 Project, featuring 12 student portraits with accompanying bios and visionary statements. Fourth-year student Elaf Saeed (D’20) curated the exhibit with the photography by prosthodontics resident Dr. Stephen Cross (GD’20)."

Notable African Americans at Penn

The link above identifies some of Penn’s most notable African Americans along with their life dates, Penn degrees and connections, and major areas of achievement. Links are provided to their biographies or personal papers as they are found on the University Archives website.

A Look at Pioneering African Americans at Penn

The Daily Pennsylvanian presents a brief history of black students, faculty, and staff at Penn with information from the University Archives. 

(All information featured in the article is from the University Archives and Records Center.)

Pioneers at Penn 1740-1915

This chronological overview of the integration of women, ethnic Americans and International students at Penn was compiled and edited by Michael Franklin (College, 2008) under the supervision of Mark Frazier Lloyd, August 2007

Timeline of Diversity at the University of Pennsylvania

This chronological overview of the integration of women, ethnic Americans and International students at Penn was compiled and edited by Michael Franklin (College, 2008) under the supervision of Mark Frazier Lloyd, August 2007.

1740-present

 

"Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead."

-Marty Meehan

 

 

 

Databases and Tools for Research on African American History