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Marian Anderson Award

(File photo: Mayor Nutter speaks with reporters outside his office at Philadelphia City Hall.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Area Remembers Impact of Maya Angelou, Dead at 86

Mayor Michael Nutter called Dr. Maya Angelou “America’s poet — a woman whose light will be missed.”

05/28/2014

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Motown Founder Berry Gordy Receives Marian Anderson Award

The Marian Anderson Award honors individuals who use their talent to change the world. Last night—for its 15th anniversary—the Award was presented to Motown founder Berry Gordy.

11/20/2013

(Berry Gordy at a recording industry event in 2012.  Credit: Larry Busacca/ Getty Images)

Motown Founder Berry Gordy To Get Philadelphia’s 2013 Marian Anderson Award

The hit-making producer, songwriter, and impresario will receive the award in Philadelphia at a gala dinner on November 19th.

06/03/2013

Stigall Show Log 6.5.12

Chris discusses the Wisconsin recall election and polls that say Americans are more divided now than any time in recent history. He talks to Kevin Bleyer, a writer for the Daily Show about his book, Me, The People, Congressman Pete Sessions about the 2012 Congressional elections, and Andrew Blum, author of his new book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/05/2012

(Mayor Nutter, center of photo, unveils a photo of this year's recipient of the Marian Anderson Award, James Earl Jones.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Actor James Earl Jones To Receive 2012 Marian Anderson Award

The Marian Anderson Award is being given this year to one of the most famous voices in the country, if not the world.

06/04/2012

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Mia Farrow Given Marian Anderson Award

Actress and human rights activist Mia Farrow has been given this year’s Marian Anderson Award, which honors artists whose leadership benefits humanity.

05/10/2011

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