black history month
The Philadelphia branch of the NAACP and the antiviolence initiave “Hands Across Philadelphia” are teaming up with the Philadelphia school district to launch a new essay contest focused on black history.
Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?
A lesson about slavery during Black History Month has caused a classroom controversy in Salem County. The school district has come to the defense of the teacher, saying she did not do anything wrong.
This month has been set aside to study and learn from black history. And two contributors from the area are making their own mark.
Rev. Brian Jenkins and his wife founded Chosen 300 Ministries in 1996, and have been providing meals, prayer sessions, and fellowship for the homeless ever since.
CBS Philly celebrates Black History Month with these profiles of notable Philadelphia “gamechangers,” people and organizations making a difference in the lives of the city’s African-Americans. . By Cherri Gregg PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The “d’Zert […]
The Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement is changing the game for young people, one verse at a time.
Three years ago, Darren Laws (left) started The Mission, a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving young people in Chester, Pa.
It’s Black History Month. Ida B. Wells, an investigative journalist who confronted issues such as Jim Crow laws and lynching, cannot be left out of that story.
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.
Youth ages 10 to 18 will attend the program, which will include a panel of distinguished Montgomery County trailblazers.