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Philadelphia unveiled the city's first ever free-standing statue of an African-American girl on Wednesday at Smith Playground in South Philadelphia.
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Cherri Gregg
August 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia unveiled the city's first-ever free-standing statue of an African-American girl on Wednesday at Smith Playground in South Philadelphia. Titled "MVP," the 5-foot-4-inch, 250 pound bronze statue depicts an African-American girl around 12-years-old. Dressed...
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City Hall, Philadelphia.
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Pat Loeb
February 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's mural arts program would get an important new source of funding under a bill introduced into city council this week. The bill would allow Mural Arts Philadelphia to participate in another highly esteemed public art program. Philadelphia was the first U...
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