black history month
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.
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.
The Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra will perform its Black History Month concert at the Philadelphia Cathedral in University City on Saturday.
Since 1976, every president has proclaimed Black History Month and the leadership of African Americans has been widely noted.
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.
In February, Black History Month, many books for young people focusing on the black experience are showcased.
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.
With Black History Month upon us, Philadelphians won’t struggle to find special programming, events and venues that are celebrating.
For the third year in a row, CBS 3 and The CW Philly will highlight five creative ambassadors in Philadelphia in celebration of Black History Month.
Two local authors have written a new book on America’s first civil rights movement in the 19th century. The two authors spoke to employees of PNC Bank at a Black History Month event this week.
Jeff Townes is a world-renowned DJ and producer who has represented his hometown of Philadelphia in almost everything he does.