Black History Month
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- Nice Stretch Continues
- Weather: Refreshing Weather To Stay For A While
Latest Philly Black History Month
Three years ago, Darren Laws (left) started The Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving young people in Chester, Pa.
AchieveAbility was founded more than 30 years ago with a mission of a providing housing for single, homeless parents. The group now helps families permanently break the cycle of poverty through education, parenting classes, financial literacy, and more.
Musician and teacher Suzzette Ortiz is changing the game for her students in Camden, NJ, one song at a time.
“We just went in there and started cleaning it up,” says Raymond Gant, who grew up in North Philadelphia. “We started cleaning up the neighborhood, cleaning up the community.”
With mantras like “Preserve the Sexy” and “Leave No Woman Behind,” Black Girls Run is changing the game on black women’s health, one race at a time.
Also known as the “Men in Blue,” Ready Willing & Able is all about opportunity.
CBS Philly celebrates Black History Month with these profiles of notable Philadelphia “gamechangers,” making a difference in the lives of the city’s African-Americans.
The Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP is taking a new approach to fighting violence in the community by holding a conference on love and relationships.
Known as “Philly’s Rock Star,” Curt Chambers is a singer, Grammy-nominated songwriter, and musician.
Once a contestant on the TV show “Project Runway,” graphic designer Kristin Haskins Simms is the founder and designer of the fashion line Strangefruit.
Tina Dunham, a.k.a. “DJ Diamond Kuts,” has toured with artists like Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj, is a DJ on Philly’s Power 99, and a host on BET’s, “The Deal.”
Entrepreneur KeVen Parker is most known for his soul food establishment “Ms. Tootsie’s,” is branching out with a lifestyle boutique and a hotel of lavish, extended-stay suites.
Vidal Davis is one-half of the dynamic, Grammy-winning producing duo Dre & Vidal. The pair has played a significant role in keeping Philly’s name on the musical map.
Since 1976, the United States has set aside February as Black History Month. Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.