Posts Tagged ‘African-American history’

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

At Broad And Dauphin, The Doll Museum Lives On

March 1, 2013  |  Art & Design

The Philadelphia Doll museum is the only cultural institution left in what was a center of cultural institutions in North Philly. Rachel Hildebrandt catches up with its founder and director Barbara Whiteman > more

Honoring The Stars

Honoring The Stars

April 13, 2012  |  History

This Sunday, on the 65th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball, the two surviving members of the Negro League's Philadelphia Stars will be honored at the site of the old stadium at 44th and Parkside. Quizzo Master Johnny Goodtimes brings us their story > more

Digging Around

Digging Around “Season City”

February 6, 2012  |  History

The Shadow Knows returns in search of one of the last surviving black schoolhouses in America > more

Malcolm X Slept Here

Malcolm X Slept Here

November 23, 2011  |  History

We bet you didn't know that Malcolm X lived for a time in Philadelphia, early in his career with the Nation of Islam. But the FBI sure did > more