This multimedia slideshow and video retrospective includes highlights of the life of Louis Armstrong, who became the first black entertainer to cross over into white audiences via mass media. Louis Armstrong grew up in extreme poverty in the segregated South, to become one of the most famous entertainers in the world and a pivotal figure in race relations. Bob Stankard sings and plays trumpet reminiscent of Armstrong’s style.
Please register for the program: Thursday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Registration is required. Registration will close 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time of the event. A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants 2 hours before the program starts. Make sure to check the email address you registered with to receive the link. You do not need a Zoom account to attend the virtual program.
This program supports the PA Forward Civic and Social Literacy Initiative.