Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The MSNBC anchor speaks with Mark Twain scholar Matthew Seybold about the still-scandalous American classic

By Lauren McCutcheon

Fun Things to Do in Philly This Weekend

Catch a flick at the BlackStar Film Festival, join thousands of revelers at the 2nd Street Festival in Northern Liberties and more fun things to do in Philly this weekend

By Josh Middleton

Art for Change: The R&B Eclectic

The next in a series with the Forman Arts Initiative profiles Suzanne Sheer, the singer, songwriter and Khemist collaborator who is taking over the city with her new album, The Blue Hour

By Morgan Nitz

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club with J. Woodson

The MSNBC anchor shares the first poetry of his banned book club, featuring "Brown Girl Dreaming"

By Ali Velshi

The Color of Law: Watch Our Higginbotham Mural Kickoff

The Citizen, Mural Arts and Penn Law unveiled artist Shawn Theodore's design for a new mural tribute to Judge A. Leon Higginbotham in West Philly. Watch the fun here.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen Recommends: Make The World Better Fundraiser Concert

Japanese Breakfast headlines the event to support Connor Barwin’s parks nonprofit, now run by former first son Jesse Rendell

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Art for Change: The Teaching Artist

The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative, actor, writer and educator Camille Young uses her voice to celebrate others — especially Black femme artists — and her classroom to help young people celebrate themselves.

By Morgan Nitz

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.

By James Peterson