At some point during the parenting experience, a child is going to ask, “Is that a boy or a girl?” It’s a valid question for a young child. They’re realizing that the world is larger than their immediate surroundings and are starting to crave details. That’s a red car, the ball is round, the cookie […]
I’m proud to say that I’ve finally joined the masses of people blown away by comedic mastermind Jordan Peele’s thriller Get Out. I’ve never been a horror movie fan but from the time I saw the trailer, I knew that it wasn’t going to be the typical stab and slash flick. From the beginning of […]
You may remember the popular home renovation show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. It aired on ABC for nine seasons and featured countless families in need getting their homes renovated or rebuilt by a team of experts. Hosted by Ty Pennington of HGTV fame, the show provided a fantasy outlet for families who could live vicariously […]
You know that huge “unused” hotel that you pass by on North Broad Street called “The Divine Lorraine Hotel?! Well the company that owns the buidling is throwing a block party to make an update to the building…”The Divine Lorraine Hotel’s neon sign will shine over North Broad Street again this week after more than […]
A young girl burst into tears when her grandmother informed her that the White House will soon be occupied by someone else.
If you are an expectant mother, your most fervent hope is that your child be born healthy. But for an increasing amount of African-American mothers,…
When Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes was sent a video of a child smoking marijuana, he quickly notified police.
Creating a narrative for a young black queer children wasn’t hard for freelance writer turned author Myles Johnson. Pulling from his own life experiences, the…