Constructing a Community of Fathers
Eric Marsh parlayed his own fathering experience into forming Fathering Circle, an arts-focused support group that helps men in Philadelphia be their best parenting selves
The Spectacular Philly Hip-Hop Artist You Never Heard of
Logan-born poet / musician Khemist is one of the most gifted artists Philly has produced this century. We just don’t know it yet.
Framing Black Joy
Andrea “Philly” Walls’ photos of Black joy can be seen as a visual act of ongoing resistance. They are, also, the exact antidote to the time we live in
The Story of the Storytellers
Juneteenth is a narrative of liberation and struggle that, until recently, was little-known. Who is telling the other unknown stories of Black life in Philly?
The Liberation Relay
Juneteenth, celebrating the end of slavery, is finally a City holiday — but Black Americans’ fight for freedom is long and enduring
“Healed Men Heal Men”
Founded by women, Philly-based Black Men Heal is helping to address the emotional pain of African American men around the country
Unpacking Will Smith’s Oscars slap
“A Human Repository for Black History”
Catching up with Dr. Charles Blockson, who rubbed shoulders with the likes of Marian Anderson and Langston Hughes, and whose namesake collection at Temple speaks to the importance of giving space to Black memory