In anticipation of the exhibition Berthe Morisot: Woman Impressionist, the Barnes Foundation’s fifth Artist Bash features fierce women performing work that speaks to the power of nurturing community, advocating for immigration reform, bringing a private journey into the public arena, and celebrating artistic improvisation. Learn more at the BarnesFoundation.org
The global law firm Dentons added two senior advisors to its Local Government Solutions team. Politico reports that former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter both joined the firm’s roster of former local government officials. Dentons’ Local Government Solutions practice connects the public and private sectors, working with local governments, private […]
Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.
William Toney's last calls and texts were on November 19 to some of his female friends. After that, everything, his cell phone and his social media, went blank.
Black riders are more likely to receive cancellations or have a longer wait times compared to White riders, according to a new study.
It has been almost 2 months since Colin Kaepernick first protested the National Anthem and more celebrates are taking a stance as well. S8 formally known as Shawn Stockman, of the legendary group Boyz II Men, understands the message behind the protest and wants to help enlighten others. S8 starts off singing the National Anthem as […]
Darryl DePiano, the owner of ICandy, a popular nightclub in the "Gayborhood" section of Philadelphia, found himself in hot water earlier this week after a video of him saying the N-word made its rounds on the internet.
The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.
After this weekend's festival, the famous group made the major announcement that the Roots Picnic will be expanding to New York City.
It was a nostalgic weekend for Will Smith, who attended the 9th annual Roots Picnic in Philadelphia with his Fresh Prince of Bel-Air pal DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Longtime Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah became the first person to lose the House primary on Tuesday night. Rep. Fattah’s legal troubles may have hindered him from clinching the victory against Rep. Dwight Evans. Evans was the front-runner with 43 percent of the votes; Fattah trailed behind with 36 percent, reports Politico. Last year, Rep. Fattah was indicted […]