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Black philanthropy and the Divine Nine purpose

Aug. 12, 2020 1:42 pm

Black philanthropy and the Divine Nine

Approximately 60% of the multicultural meetings that the PHLCVB helps bring to Philadelphia are derived from the African Diaspora, chief among them the annual meetings held by Black fraternities and sororities.
In August we will be focusing attention on Black philanthropy, philanthropists purpose

Aug. 7, 2020 1:25 pm

In August we will be focusing attention on Black philanthropy, philanthropists

We resume our editorial calendar with the August topic: Black Philanthropists — those whose dedication to looking after others and pooling resources to effect change add a local note to the 400-year history of Black giving in America.
‘If you think the protests that are happening now are just about convicting a cop, you’re missing the boat’ purpose

Jun. 5, 2020 8:00 am

‘If you think the protests that are happening now are just about convicting a cop, you’re missing the boat’

In his guest column, Less Cardinal wants to help people connect the dots of systemic injustice.
Here are 15 Black nonprofit and community voices to listen to in Philadelphia people

Jun. 2, 2020 12:37 pm

Here are 15 Black nonprofit and community voices to listen to in Philadelphia

Follow them on Twitter; signal boost their perspectives.
An all-star panel of local experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on Black community purpose

Apr. 27, 2020 8:46 am

An all-star panel of local experts discuss COVID-19’s impact on Black community

In the latest installment of 'Don't Let Democracy Die', State Senator Vincent Hughes led a spirited conversation about mobilization, information and knowledge sharing, as well as collective organized action.
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."

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