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Voices From a Jamaican Incursion

Penn Museum exhibit examines four days of state-involved violence

(Photo Left) Orando's story is part of the “Bearing Witness” exhibit at Penn Museum through July 15, 2018. Photo by Varun Baker.

At first glance, the May 2010 incident at Jamaica’s Tivoli Gardens...

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Power Performer

Local actress, playwright, poet is artistic force of nature

(Photo Left) Nikki Powerhouse performing her one-woman show at the Painted Bride Performing Arts Center in Old City. Photo courtesy of Nikki Powerhouse.

Nikki Powerhouse strikes an imposing...

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Planting Season

Cobbs Creek area draws forecast for brighter future

(Photo Left) Workers from Tree Philly at a tree give-away, near the Cobbs Creek Community Environmental Center. Photo by Alicia Burbage.

When the city’s Parks & Recreation Department and TD Bank teamed up to give...

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Beauty of The Beholder

Award-winning costume designer’s latest venture is Black Dolls Matter

(Photo Left) Black Dolls Matter founder and CEO Mark Ruffin. He promotes Black dolls and makes custom clothing for them.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

Veteran dollmaker and Emmy-winning costume designer...

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Teaching and Learning

Issues of race and education find growing audiences

(Photo Left) From left, Ali Michael, Eddie Moore Jr. and Marguerite W. Penick-Parks share a selfie. Photo courtesy of Corwin/SAGE Publishing.

Some of the statistics around Blacks and education are stark, particularly when it comes to...

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