Here’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.
December 26th marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and community groups in Philadelphia are gearing up for a big celebration on Saturday.
The article, titled “Being White in Philly,” features a series of interviews with anonymous white residents from different areas of the city who share stories about their interaction with black residents.
Thirty-five-year-old Sixx King says he’s using the offensive symbol to highlight a serious problem: black on black crime.
Every February, the City of Brotherly Love allows Philadelphians a chance to learn about and celebrate African American artists, authors, leaders and, most notably, those who have struggled against all odds to have the freedoms all Americans enjoy today.
Even as Saadia Lawton came to Lincoln University two years ago to teach art, she couldn’t figure out why the school had never developed a nationally known program in visual arts and museum studies.
New information from the U.S. Census indicates that the number of whites increased slightly in Philadelphia, while the number of blacks went down slightly.
A study by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, D.C. now reveals the Homicide Victimization rate for African Americans in Pennsylvania is nearly six times the national overall homicide rate.
Lenfest Broadcasting announced the launched of the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network geared specifically toward an African American audience.
Civic and political leaders from across the country gathered in Philadelphia on Tuesday to strategize how to reduce the violence in the African-American male community.
The Nutter administration will extend an earlier curfew in targeted areas for another two weeks, declaring the tool has been effective in preventing violent incidents.
This is a film festival in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community. Ray Murry, artistic director of Qfest says over the past 17 years, the types of movies shown in this film festival have changed.
A new documentary explores the idea surrounding dark-skinned and light-skinned black women.
A unique exhibit that showcases real stories and real artifacts about African Americans opens this weekend at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
A ten-year plan to help solve some of the problems facing African-American men in Philadelphia was unveiled Tuesday at a recreation center in North Philadelphia.