The more Dumpson studied music and mastered his art, the more he began to wonder about why black composers weren’t in the mainstream of concert repertoire.
Before Linda Cliatt-Wayman changed the game for Strawberry Mansion High School, it had spent six consecutive years on the city’s “most dangerous schools” list.
Three years ago, Donna Frisby-Greenwood became program director for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in Philadelphia.
Some Southwest Philadelphia parents are using football to keep kids out of trouble.
In 2006, this former Philadelphia Water Department employee helped to transform a trash-strewn lot on Lancaster Avenue into the urban oasis which is home to the Overbrook Art and Environmental Education Center.
She’s only 12, but she is making a difference in her community by gathering donated books for kids who don’t have anything at home to read.
CBS3/CW Philly And KYW Newsradio 1060 Celebrate Black History Month By Showcasing “Philadelphia Gamechangers”
CBS 3, The CW Philly and KYW Newsradio 1060 will highlight 10 individuals who have “changed the game” for the African-American community in the Greater Philadelphia area in celebration of Black History Month.
The founder of the Institute for the Development of African-American Youth lost his eyesight to glaucoma at age 14. But the Trinidad-born scholar says his mother didn’t let his disability stop him.
Who do you know who has changed the Black community for the better this past year?
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.
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.