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Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers purpose

Oct. 29, 2021 9:25 am

Scribe explores oral history in ‘Power Politics’ series, funds emerging media makers

The new monthly virtual series, highlighting Philadelphia’s Black and Latinx political power strategies and struggles from the postwar era through modern times, launches Friday evening, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m.
In Southwest Philadelphia, help comes with a haircut purpose

Aug. 30, 2021 10:04 am

In Southwest Philadelphia, help comes with a haircut

Every Monday Neighbors United Against Drugs opens the doors to any man above the age of 18 with an invitation to eat, talk, seek help and get a haircut. 
What traditional philanthropy can learn from Black philanthropy purpose

Aug. 24, 2021 8:30 am

What traditional philanthropy can learn from Black philanthropy

Think about the fact that Black philanthropy is being celebrated because traditional philanthropy wasn’t designed to and hasn’t met the needs of the Black community for more than 20 years, says guest columnist Monique Curry-Mims.
Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact purpose

Aug. 16, 2021 9:41 am

Black ancestors take up metaphysical residence at Hatfield House through image and artifact

Through "Ancestors returning again/this time only to themselves" Black Quantum Futurism creates a site-specific time capsule where quantum physics,  Afro-futurism and Afro-diasporic cultural tradition can coexist.
The DNA of Black philanthropy purpose

Aug. 9, 2021 9:59 am

The DNA of Black philanthropy

"The ongoing responsibility to community is what Black Philanthropy Month is all about. We musn't confine our identities as philanthropists to the dollars we spend," says guest columnist Erinn Corbett-Wright.
BlackStar: Shaping a new visual language and pushing the needle on inclusion and representation purpose

Aug. 4, 2021 8:48 am

BlackStar: Shaping a new visual language and pushing the needle on inclusion and representation

Now in its 10th year, the film festival — which starts Aug. 4 — has earned its place in the timeline of Philly’s Black sociocultural history.
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.

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