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For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life people

Apr. 2, 2021 11:48 am

For Black cowboys — from North Philly to small-town Texas — horses and riding are a way of life

Photojournalist Ron Tarver, on the faculty of Swarthmore College for the past 13 years, talks with The Conversation's Nick Lehr about the Western Wranglers in Brewerytown, and his work for the Inquirer and National Geographic.
This Philly symposium was born from the rich intellectual tradition — and the erasure — of Afro-Latinxs purpose

Feb. 24, 2021 3:44 pm

This Philly symposium was born from the rich intellectual tradition — and the erasure — of Afro-Latinxs

Even academic institutions were not fully considering Afro-Latinx or Afro-Latin American contributions when the Arturo Schomburg Symposium at Taller Puertorriqueño started in 1997, says Evelyne Laurent-Perrault. This year's symposium takes place on Saturday.
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.

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