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Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:11 pm

Ronald Crawford believes Meek Mill, Jay Z and Nas have something healing to say to Philly’s returning citizens

That belief is the backbone of HipHopPsychoEd, the free therapeutic town halls that Crawford hosts.
Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders purpose

Feb. 4, 2020 8:07 am

Brother to brother: An open letter to the next generation of Black male leaders

"To the young brothers rising in the ranks: we see you. We need you. The leadership positions held by me and others need successors," says guest columnist Darryl Bundrige of City Year Philadelphia.
400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation purpose

Jan. 13, 2020 7:05 am

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse graduation

In this piece from The Conversation, guest columnist Tyrone Freeman traces the tradition of Black philanthropy from James Forten in colonial Philadelphia to today's giving circles.
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR purpose

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am

Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR

The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
Youth matters at BlackStar Film Festival: a Q&A with Tanya Jackson people

Aug. 5, 2019 2:08 pm

Youth matters at BlackStar Film Festival: a Q&A with Tanya Jackson

Jackson: "Young people are making feature films and they’re really good. So every year, there’s a new expectation that even we get surprised by."
At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly people

Feb. 25, 2019 12:50 pm

At this Senegalese museum, the walls belong to West Philly

A collection of neighborhood-oriented videos made by Philadelphians is projecting on the walls of the new Museum of Black Civilization in Dakar.
Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company purpose

Jul. 25, 2017 10:34 am

Theatre in the X broke the fourth wall to discuss the realities of leading a Black theater company

"It is our responsibility to realize that we — us people of color, us poor, us displaced, us disenfranchised, us subjugated — are not the minority," said cofounder Carlo Campbell.
This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists purpose

Jul. 24, 2017 9:42 am

This Pew-funded residency will give exposure to Philly’s African American artists

The African American Museum in Philadelphia's Residency for Art and Change seeks to advance the work of emerging local Black artists.
10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month purpose

Jul. 12, 2017 7:47 am

10 films about ‘resistance’ you can see at BlackStar next month

The sixth annual film festival will explore what it means to resist power structures and the status quo.
Listen to these personal stories about immigration, being a Black man and more results

Feb. 24, 2017 12:53 pm

Listen to these personal stories about immigration, being a Black man and more

"Commonspace" is the new radio show, podcast and live event series produced by First Person Arts and WHYY that features stories about timely topics.

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