Independent Historian

Keshler Thibert is a writer, journalist, tour guide, and travel director from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After living abroad for numerous years, Keshler would find himself back in Philadelphia without much direction. A visit to the Lest We Forget Black Holocaust Museum would reignite his love of history/ culture and lead to his becoming a Contributing Writer with Hidden Philadelphia covering the forgotten history of African Americans in the Philadelphia region.

These developments would lead to the creation of Le Canard, a culture/ history-based travel agency which makes learning a crucial part of each trip. He also became a licensed guide who makes tours invitations into discussing the often painful truths that come with peeling back the myth of the American Dream.

Dorothy Butler Gilliam (1936- )

Dorothy Butler Gilliam is a journalist, editor, media educator, feminist, author, and former president of the National Association of Black Journalists. She was the first African American female reporter hired by The Washington Post. Born in the Dixie Homes Project in Memphis, Tennessee, Gilliam was … Read MoreDorothy Butler Gilliam (1936- )

Tamika Danielle Mallory (1980- )

Tamika D. Mallory is a civil rights activist, gun control advocate, women’s rights organizer, and outspoken critic against anti-black police violence. Born in Harlem on June 8th, 1980 to Stanley and Voncile Mallory, founding members of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network (NAN), Tamika Mallory was … Read MoreTamika Danielle Mallory (1980- )