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Education

Manor College welcomes new and returning students to campus

September 9, 2016

JENKINTOWN, PA–Manor College hosted over 300 students and parents, on Thursday, September 1.  The day consisted of presentations and discussions by various faculty and staff members, a resource fair, and other activities pertaining to the students’ majors. A presentation was also made by the Women’s Center of Montgomery County about Sexual Assault and Violence education….

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The Little School That Does

July 9, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Gesu School President and CEO, Bryan Carter, congratulates Gesu School Class of 2016 graduates for earning top honors. Gesu School graduates will attend top high schools, such as St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, Merion Mercy Academy, Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, and Archbishop John Carroll High School. By Denise Clay It’s a safe bet…

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Elementary school commemorates 100th day of school with kickoff event for “Men of Frederick Douglass”

February 26, 2016

ABOVE PHOTO:  Students of Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter Elementary School greeting members of Temple University’s Football Team Group of over 100 professional men of color, including doctors, lawyers, politicians and many more, participate in a program designed to inspire students during Black History Month The 100th day of school at Frederick Douglass Mastery Charter Elementary…

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The 24th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair held at CCP Feb. 6

January 29, 2016

  The 24th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair will be held on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 1-3 PM, at Community College of Philadelphia, 17th and Spring Garden streets, Philadelphia, Pa. The event is free and open to the public. The African American Children’s Book Fair is one of the oldest and largest single-day…

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The Ten Best Black Books of 2015

December 31, 2015

By Kam Williams 1. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates 2. Black Male Frames African-Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003 by Roland Leander Williams, Jr. 3. The Face That Changed It All A Memoir by Beverly Johnson 4. America The Black Point of View by Tony Rose 5. After the Dance…

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African American writers offer readers their all-time literary favorites

April 5, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sonia Sanchez By Karen E. Quinones Miller I recently asked a college student who were his favorite Harlem Renaissance writers. The young man thought for a moment, and then answered Langston Hughes. When I prompted him to name another writer from the era, he screwed up his face and said, in a questioning…

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Taking the Lead

January 17, 2015

What does Civil Rights leadership look like in the 21st Century? That depends on whom you ask. By Denise Clay In the 1950s and 60s, picking out the leaders of the fight for Civil Rights was pretty easy, and, at least from a media perspective, centered on one man, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King…

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