By Fatia Kasumu

Wynnefield: Chess Club Teacher Provides Opportunity for Students

Wynnefield: Chess Club Teacher Provides Opportunity for Students

As students gathered in the classroom, one young boy assembled the chess board on the table ready to play the game. The Paul Robeson Chess Club is an independent Mikyeil El-Mekki founded in 2005. El-Mekki grew up in Wynnefield and started playing chess when he was 4. The chess club meets every Tuesday and Friday […]

 By Amanda Kerstetter

Walnut Hill: Painting of Paul Robeson Unveiled

Walnut Hill: Painting of Paul Robeson Unveiled

Sixteen years have passed since Philadelphia artist Vaughn Stubb began painting “A Life: Paul Robeson.” The painting was created piece by piece and slowly put together like a puzzle. Stubb is a multidisciplinary artist who studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia after serving in the military during the Vietnam War. He […]