Systemic Racism and Historic Preservation by Faye Anderson, PhillyJazz.us

Systemic Racism and Historic Preservation by Faye Anderson, PhillyJazz.us From the colonial era to the Civil War, Philadelphia was a center of organized resistance to slavery. The city was also home to the largest and wealthiest African American population in the country. Philadelphia’s Black elite included Henry Minton (1811-1883), a caterer and abolitionist whose guestsContinue reading “Systemic Racism and Historic Preservation by Faye Anderson, PhillyJazz.us”

Community fights to save Casarez mural by Jason Villemez, Philadelphia Gay News

Community fights to save Casarez mural by Jason Villemez, Philadelphia Gay News, October 21, 2020 LGBTQ community members and allies held a vigil at the 12th St. mural of the late Gloria Casarez Monday night. The building and mural, which was put up in 2015 to honor Casarez, are set to be demolished to makeContinue reading “Community fights to save Casarez mural by Jason Villemez, Philadelphia Gay News”