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At the same time that Black Romans controlled the world religiously with Victor and Tetullian, the Black Romans gained control of the world politically and militarily in 193 AD, when the Black Roman Israelite Septimius Severus became the Roman Emperor. He remembered his roots...
Last week, Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, in partnership with YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School, kicked off the sustainable renovation of two eyesore properties located at 2006 and 2007 Wingohocking Street in Philadelphia’s Nicetown neighborhood.
“When it comes to death and funerals, African-American people, we have our own way,” Isaiah Owens says in the new documentary “Homegoings.” “It has worked for us throughout the ages; it has kept us balanced, sane. And everybody know[s] that it’s going to be a sad, good time.”
A child of a Holocaust survivor and a US Army officer, Aviva Kempner was born in Berlin after World War II. She was inspired by her heritage to produce and co-write “Partisans of Vilna,” a documentary on Jewish resistance against the Nazis.
The 1960s and early ‘70s, Contemporary Christian Music drew largely from Top 40 pop music, a genre fixated on the awakenings--especially the romantic awakenings--of adolescence. “I think we’re alone now,” “we’ll be together forever,” “I miss you so much” are nearly universal tropes, regardless of decade.
A high school in Beaver, Pennsylvania, recently went into security lockdown over a rap lyric. Actually, rap here is a stretch. It was the theme song of a 20-year-old sitcom starring Will Smith. A school official called a student's voicemail and heard the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air song on the student's phone.
Ducky, an entrepreneur and civil activist, has established a legacy of service by caring for others, with an emphasis on nurturing the growth of our community's most valuable resource - our children.
Universal Companies Co-Founder, Faatimah Gamble and President/CEO, Rahim Islam joined 50 Universal Audenried Charter High School students from its Health Related Technology Academy Scholars (HRT) for a 5 mile Walk-Out for Leukemia & Lymphoma.
Shirley Caesar used to refuse to infuse contemporary styles with her traditional gospel sound, but now the 11-time Grammy winner and pastor has changed her stance. Caesa is singing to a different tune on her new solo album, “Good God,” released last week.