Hunting Park: Black Diamond Dance Troupe Prepares Girls For Healthy Futures Through Dance and Mentoring

Hunting Park: Black Diamond Dance Troupe Prepares Girls For Healthy Futures Through Dance and Mentoring

Hip-Hop music played loudly at the Hunting Park Recreation Center, where a group of young girls smiled with joy as they began preparation for their next performance. The Black Diamond Dance Troupe was founded two years ago by Camisha Moyer, Shana Bowman and Kishna Jeantine, who serve as the dance coaches for the troupe. The […]

 By Alexis Wright-Whitley and Nia Prater

Germantown: Food Deserts Greatly Affect Philadelphia, Particularly the Northwest

Germantown: Food Deserts Greatly Affect Philadelphia, Particularly the Northwest

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, define food deserts as “areas that lack access to affordable fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat milk and other foods that make up the full range of a healthy diet.” Most citizens would access these types of food through nearby supermarkets and grocery stores. However, according to a 2009 study conducted by […]