April 22, 2020

Love and connection while being within the “new normal” already looks very different.  Love and connection used to be extremely exclusive whether we want to admit it or not.  We used to have the luxury of closing ourselves off away from anyone or anything that made us...

April 8, 2020

“Unless the contemporary oppressed know that the Kerygmatic Christ is the real Jesus to the extent that he was completely identified with the oppressed of His earthly ministry, they cannot know that their liberation is a continuation of His work.” ______James Cone

July 27, 2018

That's right it happened last night and I was there.  The co-creator and stars of Snowfall, descended on our city.  Writer/Director/Executive Producer/Co-Creator John Singleton, along with cast members Damson Idris (Franklin Saint), Angela Lewis (Aunt Louie), and...

July 18, 2018

On Saturday July 14, 2018 event organizer and founder of The Elite 30 Charlotte Greer-Brown put together an anti-gun violence rally that was held near 21st and Lehigh Streets.  There are marches planned through the various partnership throughout the city to continue th...

June 23, 2018

 Who was Tymir Spruel or MirGlizzy as some called him? 

 He was the mild mannered, pleasant, comical, seventeen year old student athlete, who's transition from this side of heaven for many of us, went from a bad dream to a tragic reality with a candle light vigil a...

 It's that time again!  That's right, it's time for one of Black Music Month's most prestigious ceremonies honoring contributors, supporters, and lovers of Black Music!  It's THE COMEBACK PHILLY STYLE 2018! 

There is so much to be thankful for and excited...

We as a global community are moving into a new period of time, where reconciliation is going to take place.  I for one am looking forward to it and the endless possibilities it brings.....

December 21, 2017

I'm so grateful to make it to the close of another year... Each day is a blessing and should not be taken for granted. While there are lots of us who are joyous, excited, and pleasantly distracted, with all of the parties, shopping, gift giving and receiving, social, s...

December 1, 2017

History was made this week on Monday, November 27, 2017 with the grand opening of Uncle Bobbie's Coffee & Books.  You may be saying to yourself, "Okay Chanta', we see Dr. Marc Lamont Hill, has opened a coffee shop/bookstore in Germantown Philadelphia, and while that's...

October 16, 2017

My experience at #Frequency2017, was one of elation, enlightenment, and engagement.  I must begin with a little transparency, so you will have an idea of how profound this experience was for me.  Two years ago was the first time I had ever been exposed to the Frequency...

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