Black History Month Events Guide
Black History Month Events GuideHere’s where to take part in the celebration of African American history, culture and heritage in the Philadelphia area.
Philadelphia Community Leaders Plan a Revitalized Kwanzaa CelebrationDecember 26th marks the first day of Kwanzaa, and community groups in Philadelphia are gearing up for a big celebration on Saturday.
Controversial Article Published In Local Magazine Has Mayor Nutter Asking For InvestigationThe 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.
African-American Dressed In KKK Hood On Street Corner Sparks Controversy In PhiladelphiaThirty-five-year-old Sixx King says he's using the offensive symbol to highlight a serious problem: black on black crime.
Top Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In PhiladelphiaEvery 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.
Lincoln University Takes Steps To Enhance Partnership With The Barnes FoundationEven 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.
Census: Philadelphia's White Population Up Slightly, African American Numbers Down SlightlyNew information from the U.S. Census indicates that the number of whites increased slightly in Philadelphia, while the number of blacks went down slightly.
Study Finds Homicide Rate Among Pa. African-Americans Nearly Six Times National AverageA 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.
Philadelphia Gets A New Television Network Geared Towards African AmericansLenfest Broadcasting announced the launched of the first-ever over-the-air broadcast television network geared specifically toward an African American audience.
Philadelphia Hosts Confab Looking To Reduce Black-on-Black ViolenceCivic 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.
Calling It A Success, Nutter Extends Earlier Curfew For Two More WeeksThe Nutter administration will extend an earlier curfew in targeted areas for another two weeks, declaring the tool has been effective in preventing violent incidents.