Black History Month

New Delivery Service for Black-Owned Restaurants in Philadelphia

A local Philadelphia business is delivering food from black-owned restaurants to you! Black and Mobile is the first delivery service in Philadelphia to partner with black-owned businesses. Their platform helps…

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“Ode to the Only Black Kid in the Class”

This animated interpretation of Clint Smith‘s poem “Ode to the Only Black Kid in the Class” shows a powerful message of what it is like to be the only African-American…

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Why Foster Children Need to Hear “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou

One of Maya Angelou’s most popular poems, “Still I Rise,” is an empowering anthem about the struggle to overcome prejudice and injustice, bringing hope to those who are oppressed and…

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Show Children the Beauty of Their Skin

Elmo and Lupita Nyong’o talk about the beauty and function of human skin, because it comes in all different textures and shades. In fact, beauty comes in all shades, too….

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The Freedom of Literacy: Investing in the Futures of African-American Children Through Early Childhood Literacy and Education

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass The academic-achievement gap for African-American students, families and communities is a pervasive issue in the United States, ultimately…

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Staff Celebrates Black History Month with Spirit Week

In honor of National Have Fun at Work Day (Friday, January 31, 2019) and to kick off Black History Month, ASCI hosted a Black History Month Spirit Week the first week in…

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Importance of HBCUs in Black Lives and Black History

ASCI Intake Supervisor Levelle Alexander and Billing Specialist Aayesha Bell tag-team the discussion on why historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are so important to them and to our young…

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Ruby Bridges on Overcoming Racism

In 1954, the ruling of Brown v. the Board of Education ended segregation in public schools across America. Even though this law passed, southern states refused to integrate schools. In…

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Part Two: The Important Legacy of BGLOs

Before the establishment of Black Greek-letter organizations (BGLOs) in the early 1900s, people of color were not able to participate in university clubs, committees or organizations in America. BGLOs gave these students…

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Download Black History Facts & Worksheets

Kids Konnect created a Black History Guide for children to study, whether at home or in the classroom. This is an incredible addition to any social studies class at any…

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