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PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing

PECO Multicultural Series at Penn’s Landing

A series of festivals that celebrate the city’s diversity all summer long You don’t have to go overseas for a taste of all the world cultures that make Philadelphia such a diverse and interesting city. Just head over to Penn’s Landing for its PECO Multicultural Series, a succession of outdoor festivals that celebrate cultural traditions […]

Donors Are Heroes

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Donors Are Heroes

Organ Donors Are Heroes, founded in 2001, is a committed group of volunteers supporting the Gift of Life Donor Program and its charitable supporting organization, Transplant Foundation.Its mission is to raise public awareness about the importance of becoming an organ and tissue donor and to dispel the myths surrounding this process. Funds from this event go directly towards attaining our mission.

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2013 Marian Anderson award goes to Motown legend Berry Gordy

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2013 Marian Anderson award goes to Motown legend Berry Gordy

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced today that Berry Gordy–the legendary force behind the creation of Motown and many of America’s top pop music stars–will receive the 2013 Marian Anderson Award. In making the announcement, Mayor Nutter noted that, “Few individuals have changed the course of music history as Berry Gordy, who created one of the […]

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Juanita Holiday Concert

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Juanita Holiday Concert

Come and enjoy the dynamic sounds of jazz songstress, Juanita Holiday on April 14, 2013 at 4PM. This event is brought to you by the Jazz, Jive and Praise cafe at Tindley Temple United Methodist Church at Broad and Fitzwater on the Avenue of the Arts. Get your tickets now! http://www.insightouttvonline.com/jazznorthsouth/tickets/

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Carla Harris Keynote Speaker for Third Annual Circle of Achievement Awards Gala

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Carla Harris Keynote Speaker for Third Annual Circle of Achievement Awards Gala

The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announces Carla Harris, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley, will be the Keynote Speaker at the Third Annual Circle of Achievement Awards Gala. Judy Smith, founder and President of Smith & Company, will receive the “Politics Award”. Mike Ricketts, President and CEO […]

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2013 Auto Show Dates Announced

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2013 Auto Show Dates Announced

Black Tie Tailgate Tickets Now Available for Purchase The 2013 Philadelphia Auto Show is scheduled for January 19th – 27th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! The annual event will feature hundreds of vehicles from dozens of manufacturers, including a variety of classic, luxury, pre- production, tuner and exotic models. The event’s Media and Industry Preview […]

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Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee Honored by National Council of Negro Women

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Dr. Helen F. Giles-Gee Honored by National Council of Negro Women

The Philadelphia PA Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will honor three women whose lives and achievements honor and mirror those of its National Founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune and Legendary Past National President Dr. Dorothy I. Height during its Annual Founder’s Day & Awards Luncheon. The ceremony will take place on […]

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Mayor Nutter, Ed Snider Foundation celebrates Grand Reopening of Tarken Ice Rink

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Mayor Nutter, Ed Snider Foundation celebrates Grand Reopening of Tarken Ice Rink

Comcast-Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider welcomes Kaseir Archie and friends John Forsythe (left) and Diquan Jackson to newly renovated Tarken Ice Rink in Northeast Philadelphia. The rink is one of four Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation rescued and renovated with the City of Philadelphia and State of Pennsylvania.        — Photo Credit: Zack Hill Mayor Michael A. […]

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American Express Presents Small Business Saturday

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American Express Presents Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is the Saturday after Thanksgiving and it sits between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, it falls on November 24th. It began in 2010 when American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help small businesses get more exposure during one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year. Last year, over […]

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The Black Professionals News – If It’s Happening, It’s Here

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The Black Professionals News – If It’s Happening, It’s Here

“If It’s Happening, It’s Here.”  -Earl Harvey, Publisher information | education | entertainment “There is a certain drive that goes with being the first of anything. It does create the driven personality that I have to be the first, to be number one, to be on top, to be the best. There are a whole lot of […]

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