A Tribute To A Black Dance Icon
Feb 29, 2024 12:00PM ● By Karen Warrington
She was Sydney Gibson King, a ballerina and the founder of the Sydney School of Dance who recently died at the age of 104.Read More »
Influential Black Artists of Our Time
Feb 28, 2024 02:00PM ● By Okechukwu Nzeribe
As a vehicle for social change, artists have continued to use their works to address injustices, oppose norms, and advocate for changes.Read More »
Maggie Lena Walker's St. Luke Penny Savings Bank
Feb 27, 2024 10:00AM ● By Boitumelo Masihleho
Maggie Lena Walker was an African American entrepreneur and civic leader who broke traditional gender and discriminatory laws by becoming the first Black woman to establish and become president of a bank in the United States.Read More »
Getting to know Hon. Chris Chaplin
Feb 26, 2024 10:00AM ● By Eric Nzeribe, M.S.
A career of caring, community, and compassionRead More »
From Shackles To Sovereignty: Inspirational African Leaders In The Fight Against Colonialism
Feb 23, 2024 12:00PM ● By Okechukwu Nzeribe
Self-determination became a uniting decimal among many inspirational leaders all across Africa.Read More »
Black Female Leaders Who Are Shaping History Today
Feb 17, 2024 12:00PM ● By Gift Joe
In honor of Black History Month, we’re taking a look at Black female leaders who are still breaking barriers, doing their bit, and changing society for the better.Read More »
Exploring Philadelphia's Black Heroes: Guion Bluford, Octavius V. Catto, Rebecca J. Cole, Dr. Helen Octavia Dickens, Crystal Bird Fauset, Jessie Redmon Fauset, James Forten, and Francis Ellen Watkins Harper.
Feb 13, 2024 10:00AM ● By Okechukwu Nzeribe
Known for its crucial role in the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the city is home to a rich history of monuments and an array of ethnic nationalities amongst which are the Black heroes whose courage, resilience, and commitment have impacted the growth of American Democracy.Read More »
Shawn Mooring: A Philadelphia Servant Leader!
Feb 12, 2024 10:00AM ● By Eric Nzeribe, MS.
Shawn Mooring, the Head of Philadelphia Programs at the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, began his journey in West Philadelphia, where the city’s vibrant culture and complex challenges molded his early worldview.Read More »
Black Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Feb 10, 2024 12:00PM ● By Gift Joe
In the ever-evolving landscape of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Black professionals have surely earned their seat at the table.Read More »
Gumball Machine Poetry and a Philly Soul: LindoYes's Sweet Treats for the Mind
Jan 29, 2024 02:00PM ● By Anand Subramanian
In the artistic streets of Philadelphia, a different kind of treat is being dished out: tiny bursts of poetry and unexpected solace, courtesy of artist-activist LindoYes and his "Gumball Project."Read More »