After being selected as President Obama’s first inaugural poet and the critical acclaim she’s gaining for her new memoir, Elizabeth Alexander is destined to become the household name that her pedigree demands. But she’s been a rock star to me ever since my freshman year at Penn, when she helped an insecure teenager accept her gift of verse.
The goal of the Philadelphia Black Political Coalition is consolidating the political potential of Black voters to leverage commitments from candidates running in this year’s city elections to change the conditions of our communities for the positive.
This dynamic and interactive Youth Mayoral Summit will unite young men and women from across the Philadelphia region to learn about local government and the voting process.
On April 7, Postmaster General Megan Brennan will be joined by Oprah Winfrey, Ambassador Andrew Young and other notables to dedicate the Maya Angelou Forever stamp in Washington, DC.
While we all need to stand up and do our part to eliminate racism and injustice, very few of us like to have our arms twisted to advance the issue.
“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.”
On March 7, 900AM-WURD presented its third Wellness 101 community health education symposium – this time in celebration of Women’s History Month – with Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: A Woman’s Guide to Wholeness. Click the video above for the recap or read on!