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This Black Owned Nail Salon on Wheels Finds Success During a Pandemic

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Philly entrepreneur Keesha Brown launched her mini nail salon inside an old bus in February, just as the pandemic descended…

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Daughters of the Diaspora is teaching young Black women about Reproductive Health

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When Shanaye Jeffers was in fourth grade, she often skipped touch football and double-dutch jump rope at recess to read…

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First Black Owned Shopping Center Turns 50

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When he was a boy, Howard Sullivan was always excited to join his father at the construction site of what…

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Featured Professional: Attorney, Marirose Roach

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As important as it is to recognize business owners and entrepreneurs, it is just as important to recognize the professionals…

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Philadelphia Printworks: Activism Never Looked so Good

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Philadelphia Printworks is a conscious clothing company that creates T-shirts, sweatshirts and other apparel with designs inspired by social issues…

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Philadelphia’s BlackStar Film Festival: Where Black Film is High Art

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For the past several years, some of my closest East Coast friends and I have made an annual trek. For…

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Underground Railroad Station Found in Philadelphia

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From the outside, 625 South Delhi Street looks like an average Philadelphia rowhouse. But in the 1850s, it was home…

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Philly’s Only Black Owned Cable Provider Bought By Comcast

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Comcast announced it has acquired the cable assets of Black owned cable provider , Wilco Electronic Systems, Inc., a provider…

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Marc Lamont Hill Opens a Coffee Shop & Bookstore in Philadelphia

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Marc Lamont Hill introduces us to his new business, Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books and explains why we should all…

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18 More Black Owned Businesses in Philly

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As we speak, Philly is hosting the 2017 NFL Draft. Reports say this event will pump  tens of millions of dollars…

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