Keri Hilson is projected to have a busy year, but it doesn’t include releasing new music. The two-time Grammy nominee is preparing for the release of several film projects, and if that surprises you, you’re not alone.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — The 100th Miss America will be crowned before a live audience at the Mohegan Sun casino in Connecticut following a year of virtual appearances and delayed competitions due to the pandemic, organizers announced Thursday.
NEW YORK — Two years ago, Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, which is dedicated to preserving the remnants of a thriving village established by Black New Yorkers in the years after the state abolished slavery in 1827, was at risk of disappearing.
According to New York Times best-selling author Chris Gardner, his latest book is a blueprint for building a dream-come-true life.
One little hole in the ground.
Jonathon is compassionate and charming 12 year-old boy with a captivating smile. He’s happiest when he gets to spend time with those he loves most. When he does get to visit with his favorite people, Jonathon’s eager to catch up on anything he’s missed and share his latest news, too.
A Philadelphia high school teacher has published the first edition of a new comic book series.
To celebrate Earth Day, 12th Street Catering and Urban Creators, a North Philadelphia-based nonprofit, will host a virtual cooking class featuring an entirely vegetarian menu.
If you’ve been in the olive oil section of the grocery store lately, you’ve likely been confronted with a lot of choices. Possibly even a wall of olive oils, with different symbols on the bottles and a whole lot of brands to choose from.
One hardback was a bad idea. Two? Preposterous.
A new exhibit “Building Knowledge and Breaking Barriers (BKBB)” will show how Community College of Philadelphia students interpret what history means to them through the lens of the Black church, abolition and displacement.
Mt. Airy resident Mary L. Thomas celebrated her ninetieth birthday with a butter pound cake and drive-thru birthday commemoration in her honor, it was a heartfelt tribute fit for a queen.
NEW YORK — Novelist James McBride, former U.S. poet laureate Natasha Trethewey and science fiction great Samuel R. Delaney are among this year’s winners of Anisfield-Wolf awards for books that confront racism and help promote diversity.
March 30 will be forever stamped in my memory. On this day, I received my second COVID-19 vaccine. Regrettably, it was also the day that at the age of 87, my sister Willamae Kittrels Ferrell was ushered into the arms of God peacefully and quietly, in much the same way she lived her life. My …
Poet Amanda Gorman has another accolade to her name: She's the first poet to be featured on a cover for Vogue.
Several weeks ago, a colleague told me that her eyes became fixated on something as she traveled to work and she could not wait to share it with me. So, what did she see? She saw a sign in a window that advertised the repair of shoes. Her thoughts focused on discarding worn out shoes and rep…
A Wedding Story
Aunyea Lachelle and Jean Lubin were married on Sunday, May 31, 2020, at Germantown’s New Hope Temple Baptist Church. The church was founded by the bride’s late great-great grandfather, Dewitt Beauford. The couple had to postpone their dream wedding due to the COVID-19 pandemic so they opted …
Career and Technical education (CTE) programs, driven students as well as supportive teachers and staff are all elements at the heart of the curriculum at South Philadelphia High School at 2101 S. Broad St.
In honor of Mary K. Rhodes’ 100th birthday, her family, friends and neighbors lined up their cars Thursday, June 18, 2020, for “Ms. Mary’s 100th B-Day Parade” in West Philadelphia.