The goal is to help more veterans to innovate, says Todd Connor, founder and CEO of The Bunker, “whether it’s raising money, whether it’s getting pro bono services, (or) whether it’s creating a network to help them identify tech talent.”
Ten “community builders” from Philadelphia were awarded $100,000 in grants and inducted into a national network that celebrates Black male community leaders.
It’s National HIV Testing Day and today the popular Philly AIDS Thrift officially opens its HIV testing center.
When the temperature rises, so too does the number of neighborhood disputes.
More than a dozen protesters rallied outside of the 35th Police District headquarters in North Philadelphia last week and used chalk to deface murals honoring fallen officers.
“This is an international human rights violation,” said Florcy Morissett, a founding member of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP).
It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”
Local clergy reaction is pouring in, responding to the mass murder of nine people at a historic church in Charleston.
Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra will head out this week for its first ever tour of Italy. They’re marking the occasion with a free concert Thursday night at the Kimmel Center.
The Anderson Monarchs, named after the Negro League baseball team, will leave Philadelphia this evening and hit the road for a 23-day, 20-city tour that will cover more than 4,000 miles.
“They lied about what happened to Brandon Tate-Brown,” says attorney Brian Mildenberg, who is representing the family of the dead man in a civil suit against the city. He held a press conference with the mother of the dead man.
A mail carrier by day, Morris has a passion that consumes the rest of his life: the arts.
The Odunde Festival will take over 12 city blocks in South Philadelphia tomorrow. It’s the country’s largest African street festival and it’s celebrating a milestone.
The choir is expected to draw standing room only crowds at a half-dozen concerts this weekend.
The information includes the names and statements of the officers involved, DNA evidence, as well as murky video of the moment Brandon Tate-Brown was shot in the head by police during a traffic stop in Mayfair.