Black History Month

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Here’s How Philadelphia Created Billy Joel

Billy Joel has released just one real Billy Joel studio album in the past 25 years, 1993’s River of Dreams. Yet when he takes the […]

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Writer Sofiya Ballin on Going Solo for “Black History Untold”

The second part of award-winning journalist Sofiya Ballin’s essay and photo series, “Black History Untold: Future,” will begin to roll out on Thursday afternoon. The Black […]

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OPINION: We Can No Longer “Agree to Disagree” About White Privilege in America

As the hand-me-down celebration known as Black History Month settles, I’m reminded of the legacy of my ancestors and the inheritance that has historically been […]

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We Need to Integrate Black History Month

What do you consider diverse? You may have thought you knew what the term “diversity” meant, and have probably agreed that achieving it is a worthy […]

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Eagles Calendar Features Riley Cooper for Black History Month

Ah, Riley Cooper. Just as people were probably starting to forget about that time that he was caught on video using the n-word at a […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: The Artists

In collaboration with Philly Black Pride, we celebrate Black History Month with a weekly spotlight on local LGBT African Americans who are moving and shaking things […]

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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: The Young Voices

In collaboration with Philly Black Pride, we celebrate Black History Month with a weekly spotlight on local LGBT African Americans who are moving and shaking things […]

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15 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia

“200 Years of African American Art” Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA) kicked off 2015 by pulling from its holdings 75 pieces of artwork by African American artists. […]

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It’s Time to End Black History Month

A version of this article ran in February, 2012. Despite being the self-described “Angriest Black Man in America,” I agree with many whites who argue […]