Philadelphia’s CCD Restaurant Week 2018 

Philadelphia’s Center City District Restaurant Week is coming up! Are you ready to eat some fancy food at an affordable price? It’s January 14-26, 2018 and here’s a lists of participating restaurants: 6ft Under MENU & RESERVATIONS a.kitchen MENU & RESERVATIONS Abe Fisher MENU & RESERVATIONS Aki Sushi MENU & RESERVATIONS Aldine MENU & RESERVATIONS NAME ADDRESS PHONE 1225 Raw Sushi and Sake246ft Undera.kitchenAbe  Alma de Cuba MENU & RESERVATIONS Amada MENU & RESERVATIONS Amis Trattoria MENU & RESERVATIONS aMuse MENU & RESERVATIONS Aqimero MENU & RESERVATIONS Audrey Claire BYOB MENU & RESERVATIONS Bank and Bourbon MENU & RESERVATIONS Barbuzzo … Continue reading Philadelphia’s CCD Restaurant Week 2018 

MOVE on

MOVE on Inspired By A True Event Black Power We have begun to raise our fists in solidarity. Black Power is loud, no longer patient or kind but boastful and proud. When I wear my hair natural that’s black power. As I face all of the evil stares of disbelief and smile, I feel the most powerful. Black Power isn’t passive or is it? I think that’s what I love most about my people. We’re so versatile in how we get our message(s) across; our collective confidence is sexy. Whether we’re taking a stand against an injustice, marching, or burning … Continue reading MOVE on

The African American Museum in Philadelphia Presents:”Keepers of the Culture”

The African American Museum in Philadelphia presents: Keepers of the Culture – LADIES FIRST: STORIES OF COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS This is a part of the African American Museum’s summer long celebration of PhilAesthetic: the Black Arts Movement. “Join Philadelphia-based educational organization Keepers of the Culture for this special in-community presentation. Recognizing the role of the storyteller in African and African American communities, Keepers of the Culture will engage its Griots in collective community empowerment through the art of storytelling. Ladies First will recount the contributions of Sade Alexander, Louise Williams Bishop, Joan Myers Brown, and Falaka Fattah, four distinctive community builders, … Continue reading The African American Museum in Philadelphia Presents:”Keepers of the Culture”

Put Your Next Flight On Layaway With “Airfordable”

Ama Marfo, recent Drexel University graduate and frequent international flyer created an affordable way to travel through her start-up company “Airfordable.”   As a student at Drexel, Marfo could not afford to foot the bill to visit her family home in Ghana during semester breaks: “I wanted to see my family in Ghana during school breaks, but couldn’t afford the $2,000 ticket,” she recalled. “I stayed in the dorm alone or with other international students who couldn’t go home. Because of this personal frustration, I set out to determine how to make travel more accessible.” -Ama Marfo Marfo ultimately took … Continue reading Put Your Next Flight On Layaway With “Airfordable”

When you put on for your city: it’s Lee Mazin!

Philadelphia’s own Hip Hop/ Rap artist Lee Mazin & friends are hosting a Philadelphia high school tour. This exclusive high school tour gives an opportunity for young people to socially engage with one another through music and the overall opportunity to just have fun in a positive way.     It’s always a good look to see people who are from the community make it to a higher status and give back. In this instance, it’s beneficial to young people.     One time for the culture.   This tour kicked off in April and will continue on this month. … Continue reading When you put on for your city: it’s Lee Mazin!

“I’ll tell you what freedom is to me—No Fear!” Happy Birthday Nina Simone #BlackHistoryMonth

Happy Birthday to the Legendary Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003)! She would’ve turned 84 years old today. Nina Simone used her voice in many ways making her one of the most talented individuals in her era … Continue reading “I’ll tell you what freedom is to me—No Fear!” Happy Birthday Nina Simone #BlackHistoryMonth