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Activism: Five Historical Activism Locations In Philadelphia

Activism: Five Historical Activism Locations In Philadelphia

As the birthplace of the U.S., Philadelphia holds the history of William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and many others. These people stood on the front lines of making a change, not necessarily in battle, but in their activism, standing up for what they felt was right and to change what was wrong. Throughout the years, […]

 

LGBTQIA: Five Moments in Philadelphia’s LGBT History That You Should Know

LGBTQIA: Five Moments in Philadelphia’s LGBT History That You Should Know

Everyone knows that Philadelphia as a city full of American history. Although it also has a rich and important history with the LGBTQIA community, Philadelphia is often overshadowed in that respect by such cities as San Francisco and New York. In preparation for LGBT History Month in October, Philadelphia Neighborhoods worked with Bob Skiba, the […]

 By Menglong Liang

Old City: Park Sites Re-open After Federal Shutdown

Old City: Park Sites Re-open After Federal Shutdown

With the federal government ending the shutdown late Wednesday, the Liberty Bell pavilion and  Independence Hall reopened for visitors yesterday. National Park Rangers removed the closure signs and barricades as the sites resumed normal operation.