Black History Month Stories

Black History Month: Garden Club Of Philadelphia And Vicinity's Legacy Continues To BlossomIt's the oldest continuously active Black garden club in the country.
Black History Month: Local Researcher Hopes Historic Marker Gets Erected At Forgotten African American CemeteryThere's a forgotten cemetery in Northeast Philadelphia at Benjamin Rush State Park that many say can no longer be ignored.
'Every Month Is Black History Month': Young Delawareans Finding Out Rhythm Of Black History Alive & WellReuben Salters has been beating the drum for the Sankofa Cultural Arts Center for years.
Black History Month: Barbershops Across Country Changing Narrative On Mental Health'The Confess Project' is training barbers to be mental health advocates.
Black History Month: Jacqueline Means Leads Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative To Empower Young GirlsSTEM opened up the world to Jacqueline Means, well beyond her rough neighborhood of Southbridge in Wilmington, and she's determined to make STEM the ticket out for other girls as well.
South Jersey Man Keeping Black History Alive By Preserving Legacy Of His Own FamilyA South Jersey man is keeping Black history alive by preserving the legacy of his own family. Meet unsung hero Samuel C. Still III.
West Chester Professor Launches Compass Program To Support Black Male Students Struggling AcademicallySo far the program has helped about 30 undergraduate students, and there are signs it's turning the tide. The four-year graduation rate for Black males has risen to 19.8%.
Black History Month: How 2 Women Rose To Hold Top Positions With SEPTA, Creating Trail For OthersBoth are creating a new trail at one of the largest public transportation systems in the country.
The Enterprise Center Launches Curbside Business Services Vehicle To Help Small Business OwnersSmall business owners will be able to get in-person consulting, services, right outside their own businesses.
Temple University Hospital Doctor On Mission To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease's Impact On Black AmericansAfrican Americans have higher rates of heart disease than white men and women and are 30% more likely to die from it.