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    Make + Take: Summertime Tinctures
    Being able to prepare tinctures from scratch makes herbal medicine more affordable and more convenient. This hands-on workshop will cover the ins and...
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4 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Dontae Privette's...

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
    This is "Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster" by Philadelphia Neighborhoods 2 on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the...
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5 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Resources West Ph...

    Resources West Philly
    Call them and they will provide services to the community.. the recent shooting on locust st made me think of them
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5 hours ago

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    Make + Take: Kitchen Medicine for Colds and Flus
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10 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - "From one of the co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement comes a poetic memoir and reflection on humanity." Co-authors Patrisse...
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11 hours ago

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    Philadelphia City Scholarship Program application | Mayor's Office of Education
    The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs. This document includes eligibility information, instructions, and an application form.
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11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Becoming U.S. - Living in a City of Immigrants
    Ask anyone living in Philadelphia where they live and you're apt to get a unique response. Places like Fishtown, Strawberry Mansion, and Bella Vista are just a few of dozens of small neighborhoods that make up the larger city.
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11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Mat...

    Matt Orfalea
    The most powerful #MLK speech you've never heard. https://youtu.be/UpV9vlK3bRg #MLKDay #CivilRights #History
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11 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    MLK: What is Your Life's Blueprint?
    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1967 speech at the Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. Here, he speaks to students about being the best people they can be, regardless of their status in life.
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12 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Sch...

    School District of Philadelphia
    CAPA students perform dance to "I Have a Dream" Speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Students from the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts perform their signature piece,...
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12 hours ago

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    Penn student researchers dig into the University's unaddressed ties to the slave trade
    In recent years, as various universities have stepped forth to acknowledge early institutional ties to slavery, Penn has remained steadfast in asserting that it does not have a history of direct involvement with slavery or the slave trade. Now, new undergraduate research places this assertion into doubt.
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16 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Math Corps Philad...

    Math Corps Philadelphia
    Math Corps Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 189 likes · 29 talking about this. Math Corps Philadelphia's goal is to bring motivated urban youth from the 30% in math achievement to the 90%...
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17 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Bri Tatosian's po...

    Bri Tatosian
    Hey my fellow animal lovers! We're at full capacity for large dogs in our kennels over at ACCT. If you, a friend, or someone you know is interested in adopting a sweet pup please come on over! Check...
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17 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Free In Philly's ...

    Philadelphia City Scholarship Program application | Mayor's Office of Education
    The Philadelphia City Scholarship Program awards approximately 50 college scholarships to high school seniors each year. Scholarship awards are $1,000 for each academic year for four consecutive years of full-time enrollment in accredited, four-year bachelor degree programs. This document includes eligibility information, instructions, and an application form.
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17 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a post.

    Franziska Hartung
    Anybody missing a female tuxedo kitten? She was found on Baltimore and Farragut yesterday. Spayed, hopefully chipped (will try tomorrow or Thursday), very sweet, about 4-5 months old. No winter coat,...
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18 hours ago

"Governor Wolf made the announcement at The F...

"Governor Wolf made the announcement at The Fresh Grocer of Grays Ferry in Philadelphia, where he was joined by legislators, local elected officials, store management, staff, and local workers, who were quick to praise the governor’s announcement."

    Gov. Wolf to Modernize Overtime Rules to Provide Fairness for Workers
    Philadelphia, PA - Today, as part of his "Jobs That Pay" initiative, Governor Tom Wolf announced a proposal to strengthen the middle class by modernizing Pennsylvania's outdated overtime rules to increase the pay of nearly half-a-million people to ensure they are compensated fairly for their hard work.
    https://www.governor.pa.gov

20 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Mariposa Food Co-...

    Mariposa Food Co-op 2018 Elections
    2018 Board Elections
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24 hours ago

Kingsessing Library added an event.

Parents, improve your parenting skills by joining the Maternity Care Coalition Parenting Group. Sign up at Kingsessing Library Contact Glenda Gray for more info at 267-514-6667

    Parenting Group
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24 hours ago

"Bids were received for the new Schuylkill Cr...

"Bids were received for the new Schuylkill Crossing at Grays Ferry Crescent on December 7th, with a low bid of $15M by AP Construction. Bids are currently being evaluated. It is hoped that construction of this exciting project will start in March."

    Capital Projects Update
    South to ChristianThe South to Christian trail and greenway is almost ready for our trail users. The last plaza is completed except for the railing along the river's edge. The installation of the irrigation water line is nearing completion.
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25 hours ago

Kingsessing Library added an event.

Teens and adults are welcome to discuss Jacqueline Woodson's lyrical and provocative coming-of-age story, Another Brooklyn and her poetic memoir geared for teens, Brown Girl Dreaming.

    Teen and Adult Book Discussion
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25 hours ago

Kingsessing Library shared a link.

    Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson review - dreams and danger on the streets of New York
    An allusive, less-is-more approach works beautifully in this coming-of-age novel acqueline Woodson is America's Young People's Poet Laureate. A major voice in children's literature, she is the author of more than 30 books, including her memoir-in-verse, Brown Girl Dreaming, which won multiple awards, including the 2014 National Book Award.
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26 hours ago

Calling all Teens and Adults to join us in di...

Calling all Teens and Adults to join us in discussing our 2018 One Book One Philadelphia Book on Tuesday, March 6 at 5:30 p.m. We will also be discussing Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming!

    Another Brooklyn : a novel
    Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
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26 hours ago

Kingsessing Library added an event.

Take advantage of this FREE training presented by the Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness Program. Sign up at Kingsessing Neighborhood Library or at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EverybodyReady2018! For more info contact Chad Thomas at 215-685-6469 or chad.thomas@phila.gov

    Everybody Ready 3.0: Personal Preparedness Training
    Take advantage of this FREE training presented by the Philadelphia Dept. of Public Health Bioterrorism & Public Health Preparedness Program. Sign up at...
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27 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Mariposa Food Co-...

    Mariposa Food Co-op
    We are extending our donations drive for Sankofa Community Farm at Bartram's Garden! Donate at the register through 2/1 to help fund youth programs, community gardens, and local produce distribution...
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28 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Cobbs Creek Neigh...

    Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board
    The school board nominating panel includes parents and educators, activists and one former School Reform Commission member. It must consider applicants and nominees for the school board, presenting to Mayor Kenney by Jan. 31 a list of 27 nominees for the nine board seats.
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37 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Penn student researchers dig into the University's unaddressed ties to the slave trade
    In recent years, as various universities have stepped forth to acknowledge early institutional ties to slavery, Penn has remained steadfast in asserting that it does not have a history of direct involvement with slavery or the slave trade. Now, new undergraduate research places this assertion into doubt.
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37 hours ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared AJ+...

    AJ+
    This 96-year-old park ranger has one incredible life story.
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40 hours ago

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    As Ben Carson signals fair housing rollback, advocates call on Mayor Kenney to put forward a 'bigger and bolder vision'
    West Philadelphia resident Vivian Bailey, 76, spent much of the second half of 2017 couchsurfing. For the prior two years, he'd been a resident of the Penn Wynn building in Wynnfield, a quiet, leafy neighborhood on the city's western border.
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40 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Alley Cat Allies'...

    Alley Cat Allies
    You already know that Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) is the only humane, effective approach to address community cat populations-and now there's a fun and fast way to tell others. Spread the word with our...
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45 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Bartram's Garden'...

    Bartram's Garden
    Bartram's Garden, Philadelphia, PA. 19,038 likes · 82 talking about this · 15,370 were here. Bartram's Garden is a National Historic Landmark located along the banks of the Schuylkill River in...
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46 hours ago

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Citizens for a No...

    Citizens for a No-Kill Philadelphia
    Helping make Philadelphia a no-kill city
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2 days ago

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    We Need to Honor MLK's Real Legacy, Not the One That Makes White Americans Comfortable
    OG History is a Teen Vogue series where we unearth history not told through a white, cisheteropatriarchal lens. In this installment, writer Jenn M. Jackson explores the radical nature of Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy, she says, was whitewashed over time. The earliest lesson I learned about Martin Luther King Jr.
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2 days ago

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2 days ago

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    Matt Orfalea
    The most powerful #MLK speech you've never heard. https://youtu.be/UpV9vlK3bRg #MLKDay #CivilRights #History
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2 days ago

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared I L...

    I Love Being Black
    Dr. King explaining why he's tired of marching...
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2 days ago

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    A Night in Wakanda: Black Panther Premiere After Party
    Come experience A Night of Wakanda with BLM Philly at La Fusion Lounge as we celebrate the spirit of Black Joy and Afro-futurism on the opening night of...
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2 days ago

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    Community members campaign for integration of Girard College in Philadelphia, PA, USA, 1965-68
    Stephen Girard (1750 - 1831), the well known Philadelphia merchant and banker, bequeathed a large sum of money to be used in the founding of Girard College, a boarding school for orphaned youth between the ages of six and ten. The school was established in 1848 on forty acres of farmland north of Philadelphia.
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2 days ago

MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center en...

MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center ended with Leadership training for young women. We must continue to instill in our Young ladies Determination, Strength, Justice and the Right to be treated as a human being and admired and adored as a Queen. A flower is only as Strong as its roots. Let's nurture her to be the Best Princess she has the ability to be. As PIB always say: I am beautiful inside and out. I am learning what my world is about I have the ability to be the best I can be know one has the right to take that from Me

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    MLK Day 2 at Kingsessing Recreation Center ended with Leadership training for young women. We must continue to instill in our Young ladies Determination, Strength, Justice and the Right to be treated...
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2 days ago

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    West Lofts billed as luxury apartments - but residents say they're roughing it
    On a marketing website, renderings of the West Lofts depict modern apartments with a rustic flair in a building full of upscale amenities - like a brick-walled gymnasium filled with television screens and workout equipment.
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2 days ago

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    Artist creates "Letter from a Birmingham Jail" memes to stop people from whitewashing MLK
    One graphic designer is taking a stand during Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Artist Daniel Rarela designed a series of memes to stop the late civil rights leader from getting whitewashed this year. On Sunday, Rarela took to to share black and white images - old and new - with quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.
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2 days ago

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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech at 39th and Lancaster
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3 days ago

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    Dontae Privette
    BREAKING: Free Science Fair today at 1PM in the Athletic Recreation Center! Turn right in on 45th & Woodland. 🔬⚛️⚗️
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