Prince Hall Freemasonry

Alonza Tehuti Evans discusses Prince Hall Freemasonry, the oldest recognised and continuously active organisation founded by African Americans.  

As early as 1784 it laid the foundation for African American citizenship, education and the improvement of the social and economic condition of blacks.

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Social Impact of Prince Hall Freemasonry in D.C., 1825-1900

Alonza Tehuti Evans discusses Prince Hall Freemasonry, the oldest recognized and continuously active organization founded by African Americans. As early as 1784 it laid the foundation for African American citizenship, education and the improvement of the social and economic condition of blacks.

Recording: February 24, 2017

Notes: Alonza Tehuti Evans, past grand historian and archivist of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia, is co-author of “The History of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge, District of Columbia, 1823-2014.”

Related Resources

Humanities & Social Sciences Division:  https://www.loc.gov/rr/main/

 

African American History Month: http://africanamericanhistorymonth.gov

 

Running Time: 62mins

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