black history month
Kenny Gamble was the keynote speaker at a Black History Month event Wednesday organized by PNC at its operations center on Tinicum Boulevard.
The 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.
Penn basketball coach Jerome Allen is opening the door to opportunity for young people.
Lenora Thompson formed the “Boys Book Club” to provide reading coaching — and other forms of support — to young black men in Philadelphia.
When Anton Moore, 29, saw a problem in his South Philadelphia neighborhood, he joined up with fellow community activists and decided to seek solutions.
Reggie 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.
Rich analyzed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty, a court ruling requiring gamblers to return their winnings, and the premiere of 50 Shades of Grey. He also talked with the President of ASCAP, Paul Williams, CBS 3 Meteorologist Kate Bilo, and film critic, Stephen Whitty.
Haggins, an accomplished music producer, says he got tired of hearing lyrics in black music that centered on sex, drugs, and violence.
Twenty years ago, Dr. John Alston started the Chester Children’s Chorus with seven boys and a dream.
Dr. Eugene Richardson shared his story with students and faculty at Penn Charter, describing how he first became interested in flying when he was just five years old.
Dr. Jillian Lucas Baker (front row, right) is working to cut the infection rate of HIV and AIDS.
For 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.
Austin started “Daddy University” in 2004, helping fathers in the African-American community do a better job for their kids.
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. African American History […]
Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?