KYW Newsradio Honors CBSPhilly GameChangers During Black History Month For Fourth YearFor the fourth year in a row, KYW Newsradio 1060AM will highlight individuals who have “changed the game” for the African-American community in the Greater Philadelphia area during Black History Month.
2016 African American History Month Events GuideFebruary is African American History Month.
Music Legend Kenny Gamble Shares His "Sound of Philadelphia" Views During Black History Month EventKenny Gamble was the keynote speaker at a Black History Month event Wednesday organized by PNC at its operations center on Tinicum Boulevard.
Gamechanger: Kenneth Scott and Beech CompaniesThe Beech Companies includes a nonprofit, a bank, a real estate company, and a media organization. Together they are working to revitalize a North Central Philadelphia neighborhood.
Gamechanger: Jerome AllenPenn basketball coach Jerome Allen is opening the door to opportunity for young people.
Gamechanger: 'Miss Lenora' Thompson Lenora Thompson formed the "Boys Book Club" to provide reading coaching -- and other forms of support -- to young black men in Philadelphia.
Gamechanger: Anton MooreWhen Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.
Gamechanger: Reggie ShufordReggie Shuford has run the ACLU of Pennsylvania since 2011, during which time it challenged both the voter ID law and the same-sex marriage ban in the state.
Gamechanger: Carvin HagginsHaggins, an accomplished music producer, says he got tired of hearing lyrics in black music that centered on sex, drugs, and violence.
Gamechanger: John AlstonTwenty years ago, Dr. John Alston started the Chester Children's Chorus with seven boys and a dream.
Gamechanger: Jillian Lucas Baker Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker (front row, right) is working to cut the infection rate of HIV and AIDS.
Gamechanger: Michael Roberson ReidFor the past seven years, Michael Roberson Reid has led the small nonprofit Tree House Books, which offers reading and cultural literacy programs to kids ages six to 12.