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June 9, 2017 Teenagers In Charge - Sneakers and Socks Drive 2017

Teenagers In Charge - Sneakers and Socks Drive 2017

by The MC

For the last 22 years, Teenagers In Charge has collected material goods for young people in the city of Philadelphia through their annual Sneakers and... read more

April 27, 2017 Prichard Colon: Outside The Lines

Prichard Colon: ESPN's Outside The Lines

by Marc Londo and Mohamad Elmahmoud

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in sports has become a focus of national discussion and Colon’s case has created a call in the boxing community to... read more

November 29, 2016 A Minute with Maj Toure

A Minute with Maj Toure

by Bryan Carter

The trains are the veins. That’s how you’re going to get to the heart and from the heart to the mind. Really, that’s the primary means because it’s more about meeting and touching the people more... read more

October 25, 2016 PA Candidate Introduces African American Advisory Council

PA Candidate Introduces African American Advisory Council

by Bryan Carter

I’m extremely pleased to announce the African American Advisory Committee made up of people throughout... read more

October 16, 2016 Tiffany Moniq - A Rose Forever Thorned

A Rose Forever Thorned

by Bryan Carter

I came from nothing and turned that nothing into something. I took my dream and made it into a reality. I made something beautiful out of all the pain I endured... read more

September 25, 2016 Discharge of Weapon

Discharge of Weapon

by Karen Sarkissian-Eckstein

The U.S. Constitution’s “Fourth Amendment standard whereby an officer’s belief that they must protect themselves or others from... read more

August 25, 2016 DNC Day 1

DNC 2016: Day 1

by Karen Eckstein-Sarkissian

The Democratic National Convention kicked off the week with caucus and council meetings at the Philadelphia Convention Center... read more

August 24, 2016 j1 Con 2016

J1-Con 2016 Announcement

by The MC

J1-Con is an affordable convention for families and those who may not be able to attend the more expensive conventions. The theme we are going with is Pokémon. Since it is the 20th more

July 26, 2016 We The People

We The People

by Karen Eckstein-Sarkissian

With regard to higher education, Democrats believed that cost should not be a barrier. They want to make community college free and college affordable for all... read more

July 12, 2016 A Letter to PA Officials and the Working Class

A Letter to PA Officials and the Working Class

by Bryan Carter and Teresa M. Lundy

No life, black, blue or any person regardless of background, should be taken. No one has to die. You have the power to... read more

July 3, 2016 Muhammad Ali and Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Muhammad Ali and Einstein's Theory of Relativity

by Marc Londo

Combining unnatural speed with a boisterous style, Ali was like nothing we’d ever seen. There was simply no frame of reference for him. Bernard Hopkins may be “The Alien,” but Muhammad Ali was super-human... read more

June 9, 2016 Main Course

Hillary Clinton 2016

by Karen Eckstein-Sarkissian

The 2016 Democratic Presidential Primary has been long and grueling. It’s exhausting just to follow it. Credit must be given to... read more

May 28, 2016 Main Course

Philadelphia's Proposed Soda Tax

by Karen Eckstein Sarkissian

The tax calls for a rate of 3 cents per fluid ounce of beverage, and 27 cents per ounce of syrup, which is used to make fountain soda. Reaction to this bill has been extremely... read more

May 10, 2016 Phil The Bern

Phil The Bern

by Aurica Hurst

The doors weren’t scheduled to open until 5 p.m., but that didn’t stop people from holding signs and showing their support for the more

JamesGrant Design

JamesGrant Design

by Bryan Carter

JamesGrant Design was built on a mixture of friendship and opportunity. After we started talking more about our skills and experience, we realized... read more

April 22, 2016 The Prichard Colon Rule

The Prichard Colon Rule

by Marc Londo

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman - We are naming this procedure the “Prichard Colon Rule” as a reminder to all of the heroic battle that he is putting up... read more

April 20, 2016 Main Course

*Special Report* Legalizing Marijuana

by Karen Eckstein-Sarkissian

On April 17, 2016, Governor Tom Wolf (D) signed Senate Bill 3, legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. Patients with serious medical conditions will soon... read more

March 25, 2016 Prichard Colon Investigation Report

Prichard Colon "Investigation Report"

by Marc Londo and Mohamad Elmahmoud

Fresh on the heels of the WBC’s “zero tolerance” policy on rabbit punching, this report was a significant step backwards for boxing... read more

February 6, 2016 Justice Or Else

Defining or Else

by Payday Podcast

Goose, host of Payday Podcast, confronts folks at The 20th Anniversary Of The Million Man March about their definition of "Or Else"... read more

January 27, 2016 Philly2Flint - Bryan Carter


by Bryan Carter

Nehemiah Davis, founder of the Nehemiah Davis Foundation, posted an illustration on Instagram requesting any support to donate bottled water... read more

December 24, 2015 'Rorie Still - A Flash Bang of Afrofuturism

A Flash Bang of Afrofuturism

by Bryan Carter

Afrofuturism - We try to imagine a better future and write about that. We create better stories then the ones we have now and what we could do now to create the future we see... read more

November 1, 2015 Prichard Colon Needs To Be Heard

Prichard Colon Needs To Be Heard

by Marc Londo and Mohamad Elmahmoud

At this very moment, Prichard ‘Digget’ Colon lays in a hospital bed in Fairfax, Virginia, since October 17th... read more

October 23, 2015 Justice Or Else

Representing J.O.E.

by Bryan Carter

Led by Minister Louis Farrakhan, “Justice or Else” was created to bring together men and women of all backgrounds that have been potentially brutalized by the hands of police or the American Government... read more

March 18, 2015 Obioma

Women's History Month - Introducing Obioma Martin

by Lena Martin

Obioma Martin, founder of OMART Training and Development and OMART Women Supporting Women provides childcare services and professional workshops to allow both women and men to sustain work and get off welfare...
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2014 Fall Print Edition Feature

Jason Richardson and J1 Studios – The trailblazer of Philadelphia Geek Culture

Jason Richardson and J1 Studios – The trailblazer of Philadelphia Geek Culture

by Bryan Carter

J1 Studios is my Geek Entertainment Hub. The name came about because I am a big fan of the... read more


A GPS through the Darkness

by Dariel Figueroa

Tommy Oliver is a great many things. Producer. Writer. Director. Cinematographer. Survivor. And, on this day, it is once again hard to get him on the phone... read more

Wall Street to Rosa's Fresh Pizza

Wall Street to Rosa's Fresh Pizza

by Gina Lee

“We sell the best pizza in the city for only a dollar a slice, but coming in to learn about how we help the homeless is the most important part.” read more

Life Goals

Life Goals

by Jamillia Kamara

How can you own your image, cultural pride, and history if someone else is telling your story? We need fresh voices to keep the legacy alive. Make your mark and create your own creative space. I run on PASSION.” -- Lyrispect... read more


May 25, 2015 Philly is Baltimore - Part 1

Philly is Baltimore - Part 1

by Bryan Carter

On Thursday, April 30th the "Philly is Baltimore Rally" took place at Dilworth park. Bryan Carter, Founder and Publisher, had the opportunity to experience first hand as a participant to understand why people turned out... read more

March 5, 2015 Mama's Wellness Joint - Paige Chapman

Mama's Wellness Joint

by Catherine Carrozza

located on the corner of 11th and Pine. Paige Chapman, founder and certified Yoga instructor, opened this wonderful spot in October 2012...
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March 5, 2015 Kelly Drive

Kelly Drive

by Brooke Brunson

There is always something to do in the area. If you have a free hour, come rent a custom cycle and drink in the sights...
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November 2, 2014 What’s Old is New

What’s Old is New

by Jeremy Davis

It’s here. It’s finally here. Dilworth Park is finally open - well, mostly open, as there’s about one-third of construction left to be completed, but it’s open for all to see and enjoy... read more


March 7, 2014 The Liberty Place: More than Meets the Eye

The Liberty Place: More than Meets the Eye

by Jamillia Kamara

Let’s face it. If you are a Philadelphia native, you’ve wandered into The Shops at Liberty Place at some point. Maybe you were captivated by the sun-filtering dome covering the foyer, or that chic jacket in the Express window... read more

December 5, 2013 The 5th Annual Philadelphia RAWards - Gina Lee

Learning to Undress: The 5th Annual Philadelphia RAWards

by Gina Lee

I usually end up somewhere in between Manhattan’s busy streets and overcrowded subways on a mission to find good drinks, new music, cool art, amazing people, and fashion that I'll never find at my local Macy's... read more