via BlackAmericaWeb: After making headlines for providing free haircuts for the homeless in his beloved Philadelphia, barber Brennon Jones is demanding answers on why his charitable efforts have now drawn the wrong type of attention. In a video uploaded to Twitter by Muslim activist StanceGrounded, the Haircuts 4 Homeless founder is seen being accosted by […]

via BCNN1: Until a few years ago, the greatest threat to the future of 99-year-old New Light Beulah Baptist Church in Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood was a thunderstorm that barreled through on a Thursday evening, ripping off part of the roof. The raging downpour in June 2010 flooded the sanctuary, rendering the church uninhabitable. Yet, the determined congregation restored […]

getty image: R&B group, Boyz To Men were honored by their hometown  of Philadelphia on Saturday, June 24th with a street renamed after the 90’s group. A section of Broad Street was renamed in their honor.  The street  will now be known as Boyz II Men Boulevard. Nathan Morris, Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman and Wanya Morris were all in attendance this Saturday as South Philly publicly announced […]

The power of the Bible in America will be put on display in the fall of 2018. A $60 million attraction with unprecedented technology will open on Independence Mall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, which is sure to draw loads of tourists. According to the American Bible Society, once completed, The Faith & Liberty Discovery Center is […]

Spencer Platt/Getty Images When the conventions come to town every four years, making life a little more stressful for homeless people has become almost as much of a tradition as draping the city in red, white and blue. Instead of trying to mask and ignore the problem, as other cities have done in the past, […]

Everyone in Cleveland knows that politicians who eat Polish Boys and pierogi — not necessarily at the same time — increase their chances of winning their political races. And their favorite candy? The buckeye, of course! Head east to Philly and politicians better like cheesesteak if they don’t want to be called carpetbaggers. Never mind […]

2016 DNC Watch Party  ~ The city of Brotherly Love will declare more than liberty on Tuesday, July 26, 2016when a convergence of trendsetters, elected officials, labor and civil rights leaders descend upon the city and partake in the DNC Watch Party 2016 Democratic National Convention ~  DNC Watch Party. Heralded as the ‘must attend’ […]

Major Baseball League’s first black player is pitched to receive a posthumous apology for the bitter racism he endured 69 years ago during a visit to the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia’s City Council unanimously passed a resolution today to officially apologize to the late Jackie Robinson who made MBL history on April 15, 1947. […]

It’s been seven years since the leader of the Catholic church has visited the United States. Local Catholics young and old are excited for this historic event with Pope Francis. Catholic churches across Northeast Ohio are excited to hear the Pope’s message so close to home. Prayer services and religious classes are revolving around his […]

While Philadelphia continues to pull together last minute touches for the arrival of Pope Francis in the coming weeks, the Queen of Soul is also getting ready as well.   Aretha Franklin will be performing for Pope Frances on Saturday, September 26th, when the pope visits the World Meeting of Families in the city of Brotherly […]

A Philadelphia mural featuring Bill Cosbyhas been painted over as new details emerge of his testimony in a sexual-assault lawsuit. The city’s Mural Arts Program says the fatherhood-themed mural in North Philadelphia was deteriorating and already scheduled for removal. But spokeswoman Cari Feiler Bender says the date was moved up amid renewed allegations that Cosby […]

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…