North Philadelphia: To Rebuild Trust, Heal Trauma in Black Communities, Mental Health Professionals Take a Culturally Relevant Approach

North Philadelphia: To Rebuild Trust, Heal Trauma in Black Communities, Mental Health Professionals Take a Culturally Relevant Approach

Tyrone Goldsmith used to sit at his grandmother’s window, his backpack ready, and wait for his father. He was 6 years old and had just moved from South Philadelphia to West Oak Lane with his mom. As time went by, Goldsmith (above) realized his dad wasn’t coming.  But he had other male figures in his […]

 By John Moritz and Brendan Menapace

Northwest: Religions Come Together to Perform Play on Malcolm X and MLK

Northwest: Religions Come Together to Perform Play on Malcolm X and MLK

Despite appeals from the crowd, Tariq Karim El-Shabazz promised it would be his last performance onstage. The lawyer by trade joined with the Rev. Alyn Waller and took on their first, and at least for El-Shabazz last, roles as thespians, playing Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., respectively in the play The Meeting. A […]

 

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places You Need to Know

Northwest Philadelphia: Five Places You Need to Know

The neighborhoods in Northwest Philadelphia are unique to the city. With signature cobblestone roads, rowhomes and Colonial-style architecture, this region represents historical Philadelphia’s journey to the present. Organizations and iconic sites in areas like Germantown have gone through journeys of their own – some flourishing, others not so much. 1. The Queen Lane Apartments The […]