African American Museum in Philadelphia

Center City District 2018 Ice Rink Opening
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Holli Stephens
November 08, 2019 - 4:45 am
You have about three weeks left until Thanksgiving — aka, Black Friday, which ends the season of laid-back excursions and marks the beginning of tedious holiday shopping. Get a jumpstart with The KYW To-Do List, your weekend guide for things to do in Philly and the suburbs.
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A Lyft driver places the Amp on his dashboard.
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Rachel Kurland
February 08, 2019 - 12:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Throughout the month of February, Lyft is offering one free ride, up to $10, to take you to Philadelphia's black history museums. The ride is also valid to African-American memorials, cultural sites and black-owned businesses in the region. The following museums...
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Patricia Wilson Aden, president and CEO of the African American Museum in Philadelphia
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John McDevitt
January 15, 2019 - 1:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The African American Museum in Philadelphia will offer four days of special programming for Martin Luther King Jr. Day thanks to support from the charitable arm of a local financial institution. For the 13th year the Citizens Charitable Foundation presented the museum...
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Symbols of Kwanzaa on a table at the African American Museum in Philadelphia
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Justin Udo
December 26, 2018 - 12:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Kwanzaa, a celebration honoring African heritage in African-American culture, has been around since the 1960s. It's estimated that millions of people each year celebrate the holiday that takes place the week between Christmas Day and New Year's Day. But to many, its...
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Dr. Monique Gary
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Shara Dae Howard
October 01, 2018 - 5:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The African American Museum in Philadelphia is hosting a special gala to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. "The Pink Sisterhood Chronicles" Book Gala is celebrating the fourth volume of the book series, titled "Perfectly Imperfect," written by Philadelphia-based...
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