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…

#ScienceNOTSilence : A March For Science 4.22.17

What do we want? EVIDENCE-BASED SCIENCE! When do we want it? AFTER PEER REVIEW!! On April 22, 2017, members of the research community, advocates, students, and locals joined together to March for Science. Thousands of people filled downtown’s City Hall this past Saturday to recognize Earth Day and to convey the importance of keeping science…

AASL & Shea Moisture Presents: Black Empowerment

The African American Student League & Shea Moisture is teaming up to celebrate black culture, entrepreneurship, and success in an upcoming summit, Black Empowerment.   A group of local, successful entrepreneurs will unite for a free event to promote black empowerment, inspire future entrepreneurs and to help motivate the community. “‘Join us for an event…

BELLA CHANTELLE: Consider Entrepreneurship in 2017

“Everything happens for a reason. God planned this out exactly how its suppose to be…” – @iambellachantelle Sheena Johnson, fashion designer and young entrepreneur from Philadelphia, shares the details of her journey in creating and branding her very own fashion line “Bella Chantelle.” During a brief phone interview with Sheena, I had a chance to…

Health Insurance Enrollment Opportunity: Philly

If you’re in Philly and need to enroll in a health insurance plan, or want to discuss your options, Amalgam Comics & coffeehouse is hosting a free event this saturday from 10am-6pm at 2578 Frankford ave 19125. Health care professionals will be present to answer questions and to assist in enrolling individuals into a plan….

One Step Away: Advocates for Social Change in Philadelphia

“One Step Away-a missed paycheck, a lost job, an unexpected medical bill-is how far many people are from homelessness.” –One Step Away One Step Away is an organization that produces a “street newspaper” whose mission is to overcome homelessness, joblessness, &poverty. The purpose is to create jobs for members of the homeless population, in the…

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Women’s March 2017: 50k strong in Philly

Women’s March 2017 in Philadelphia “I am a Woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal Woman, that’s me.” ―Maya Angelou The Women’s March in Philadelphia was held yestarday Jan. 21, 2017 commencing near the art museum. With a turnout estimating 50k, thousands of people from the Tri-Sate area united to promote feminism. Predictions for the turnout fell near 20k,…

Philly Poet Appreciation Post

Soledad Alfaro-Allah: reads “Fencing Poem” at the Philly Youth Poetry Movement Grand Slam Perry ‘Vision’ DiVirgillio: Philly spoken word poet “Vision” performs “Thirsty.”  Joshua Bennett “Say It, Sing it as the Spirit Leads” (After Vievee Francis) TS Hawkins: performs “Momma’s Worry” at the “Girls Will Rock Philly” benefit concert in 2015 Trapeta Mayson: performs at…