Black History Month

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Underground Railroad: The William Still Story

Underground Railroad: The Williams Still Story is the story of a humble Philadelphia clerk who risked his life shepherding runaway slaves to freedom in the tumultuous years leading up to America’s Civil War. William Still was the director of a complex network of abolitionists, sympathizers and safe houses that stretched from Philadelphia to what is now Southern Ontario.

Faye Washington, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles

PBS SoCaL pays tribute to Community Champion and woman “Maker” of Southern California, Faye Washington, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA of Greater Los Angeles. Under Faye Washington’s leadership, the YWCA of Greater Los Angeles is pioneering a model of community centers and housing to transform lives, build self-reliance, and ultimately, strengthen communities.

Duration: 58min 26sec

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