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NOTE: Our project was called “Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro” or simply “Mapping Du Bois” from 2006 – 2011. We renamed the project “The Ward: Race and Class in Du Bois’ Seventh Ward” in 2012.

The Philadelphia Tribune, February 21, 2013

“Penn project brings DuBois work to life”

WHYY, March 1, 2012

“Playing the game of life as Du Bois found it in Philadelphia of 1896”


Mainline Times, January 20, 2012

“Haverford College and UPenn Collaborate on the Du Bois Project”


Haverford College, June 30, 2011

“Recreating Du Bois’ Seventh Ward”


Huffington Post, February 11, 2010

“How Far Have We Come: Are Blacks In Philadelphia Getting Left Behind?”


Haverford College, July 21, 2009

“Exploring Philadelphia’s Past”


The Washington Post, March 25, 2009

“Mural, Exhibit, Sixth Street Honor Philadelphia’s Black Roots”


The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 26, 2008

“Tribute to two African American landmarks”


The Philadelphia Inquirer, October 24, 2008

“W.E.B. Du Bois, bigger than life”


NPR, “Day to Day,” January 31, 2007

“Group Maps City Access to Health Foods”


The Pennsylvanian, August 25, 2005

“Mapping The Philadelphia Negro”