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History at The Shore

Late Philly photographer's images show culture of black Atlantic City resort 

(Photo Left) “Chicken Bone Beach” by Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks. Photo courtesy of Cheryl Woodruff-Brooks.

 

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Spelling out the impact of HBCUs

 WHYY film, discussion examines  historically black colleges & universitiez

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Sole Culture

Sneaker convention brings youth fashion, collectibles to Philadelphia

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Rediscovering Catto

19th Century civil rights leader will be featured topic in February

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Ch-ch-changes

Whiplash of changes hits local black radio

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Saving ‘The Wonder Years’

Non-profit targets middle-school students for enriching after-school activity

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Eagle Scout Takes Flight

Teen’s achievement marks lifetime goal

(Photo Left) Local scout D'avon Byrd celebrates receiving his Eagle Scout status and full tuition scholarship with his aunt Denise Byrd (L), grandmother Rosemary Byrd (R). Photo courtesy of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church.

D’avon Byrd is studying...

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‘Voice of Angel’ Bringing New Year’s Blessings

Papal serenader Bobby Hill headlines Dec. 31 Kimmel show

(Photo Left) Bobby Hill will be performing at the Kimmel Center on New Year's Eve. Photo courtesy of Kevdia Photography.

Much has changed for Bobby Hill since that day in 2015 when he sang for Pope Francis. His performance...

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Coffee, Culture and Conversation

Marc Lamont Hill’s coffee shop is the  new ‘It’ spot in Germantown

(Photo Left) Uncle Bobbie's owner Marc Lamont Hill.  Photo by Sarah J. Glover.

It’s a cold Sunday afternoon, and fluffy white flakes of snow swirl from the sky above Germantown Avenue. Still, there...

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Disrespectful Barriers?

Effort takes aim at plexiglass in neighborhood stop-n-go’s

(Photo Left) Councilwoman Cindy Bass (8th District) tours news cameras through stop-n-go establishments in her district. Photo courtesy of Layla A. Jones

Just after rush hour, at the corner of 27th...

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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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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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