Feb 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Hidden Figures - Margot Lee Shetterly - Hardcover
    Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and illustrator Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space to picture book readers! Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math...
    https://www.harpercollins.com

Feb 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared UVi...

    Universidad de Salamanca | UVirtual
    Estudia en la Universidad Hispana más antigua del mundo. Empieza hoy a transformar tu futuro profesional con uno de nuestros Máster Online.
    https://www.uvirtual.org

Feb 17

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Thailand International Balloon Festival 2018 - TAT Newsroom
    This year marks the 10th anniversary of Thailand's first and only International Balloon Festival, which will be held from 2 to 4 March at the Cowboy Army Riding Club, Chiang Mai. Visitors can expect to enjoy a spectacular sight of colourful hot air balloons gracefully drift through the air, and the festival's signature balloons night glow that will decorate the sky at night.
    https://www.tatnews.org

Feb 17

Kingsessing Bravohood and Princess in Bloom C...

Kingsessing Bravohood and Princess in Bloom Celebrated history at the District 8 Premire and Private Screening of " Black Panther".

    Kingsessing Recreation Center
    Kingsessing Bravohood and Princess in Bloom Celebrated history at the District 8 Premire and Private Screening of " Black Panther".
    http://www.facebook.com

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    Was The Devil's Punchbowl A U.S. Concentration Camp for Black Slaves?
    In an investigative story reported by WJTV News Channel 12 out of Jackson, Mississippi, "Mass Graves Remain in The Devil's Punchbowl of Natchez." The Devil's Punchbowl is a place located in Natchez, Mississippi where during the Civil War; authorities forced tens of thousands of freed slaves to live into concentration camps.
    https://blackthen.com

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Ton...

    Unpredictable Scheduling: The Impact On Children & Families
    Unpredictable Scheduling: The Impact On Children & Families
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a p...

    Charrisa Williams-Coulibaly
    Repost @lancavephilly (@get_repost) ・・・ Come participate in small group exercises to identify the needs of families, and inform Promise Neighborhood's community outreach plans. #westphiladelphia
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Phi...

    Where to Celebrate Black History Month in Philadelphia
    The city of Philadelphia recognizes and reflects on the role that African-Americans played - and continue to play - in the history of our nation all year long, and Black History Month inspires even more celebration across the region.
    http://www.visitphilly.com

Feb 16

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Reimagining the C...

    Best friends of the parks - Reimagining the Civic Commons - Medium
    An inside look at Philadelphia's citywide network of advocates In Philadelphia, caring for Norris Square Park was once a family affair. Every morning for decades, neighbor Raphael Feliciano walked the grounds, picking up garbage, pruning plants and helping keep the historic park clean and safe, even as the neighborhood struggled with drugs and violence.
    https://medium.com

Feb 16

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a post.

    Action News Investigation: Missing mail
    Residents across the city said packages, bills and other mail has been delayed for weeks or in some cases not delivered at all. One resident even went as far as calling police after she says her postal carrier held her mail hostage.
    http://6abc.com

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    The Navy Banged On Her Door. What Happened Next Will Surprise You
    In 1929, the Great Depression punched America in the face and didn't stop punching until 1939. But it hit Black folks even harder. Years before the stock market crash of '29, Blacks were already living in despair. At the peak of the Depression, Black unemployment stood at 50% and those who had jobs could expect $5/week.
    https://www.pushblack.us

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
    A steady influx of new customers, workers, and entrepreneurs reinvigorates our aging population, renews our neighborhoods, and re-energizes our economy.
    http://welcomingcenter.org

Feb 16

Feb 16

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Born enslaved in 1760, Richard Allen converted to Methodism at age 17. In 1783, Allen purchased his freedom and began traveling the East Coast, preaching to both blacks and whites. He settled in...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 16

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared AWE...

    How the New Preschool Is Crushing Kids
    Today's young children are working more, but they're learning less.
    https://www.theatlantic.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    The Secret to Being a Productive Human Involves Napping More
    According to science (and Daniel H. Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing), people spend too much time thinking about what and how we do things instead of when.
    https://www.gq.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Old...

    Old Images of Philadelphia
    Old Images of Philadelphia. 213K likes. This page depicts vintage photos and images of various things associated with Philadelphia.Contact us at oldimagesofphiladelphia@gmail.com
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

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

    Found in the Floorboards: 200 Year Old Seed Packets - Bartram's Garden
    Did you know that William Hamilton of The Woodlands and William Bartram of Bartram's Garden were contemporaries and friends? The two shared a love of plant collecting and botany, were neighbors, and were involved in many of the same local institutions! To highlight some of these lesser-known connections, we're bringing you Two Williams: a six ...
    http://bartramsgarden.org

Feb 15

If you or someone you know has a family histo...

If you or someone you know has a family history of heart problems, Dr. Belardo can help you with a program aimed at prevention. Happy Heart Month!

    theVeggieMD - Danielle Belardo, M.D.
    February is American Heart Month! Next month, I want to celebrate my favorite organ... the heart! We are going to talk about heart disease prevention, detection, and treatment. I want to answer your burning heart health questions and cover any topics in cardiology that you want to learn about.
    http://www.theveggiemd.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared UNN...

    UNNC Global
    University of Nottingham Ningbo China welcomes students all over the world to expand amazing study lives and career successes. At University of Nottingham China Campus, You Have Privileges to...
    http://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared a l...

    What He Said: 14 Thoughts And Analysis By Malcolm X That Are Mind Blowingly Relevant Today
    If Malcolm X were still living, he'd be 90 years old this week. Blunt-spoken and incisive, ff any man expressed the anger, struggle and insistence of black people for freedom it was Malcolm X. As his place in history continues to evolve, his words remain surprisingly vibrant, relevant and true.
    https://blackthen.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Dan...

    Daniel Wilson
    Day 15th of Black History Month I honor Sally Hemings The Unofficially First Black first lady of United States Sarah "Sally" Hemings (c. 1773 - 1835) was an enslaved woman of mixed race owned by...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Kingsessing & Nearby shared a post.

    Kinji R W Ridley
    Due to demand, we are proud to announce our THIRD location for our High School Diploma Completion Program! You can now choose between West Philly, Southeast Delco AND Upper Darby to finish your...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared The...

    The Royal Photographic Society of Thailand (RPST)
    สมาคมถ่ายภาพแห่งประเทศไทย ในพระบรมราชูปถัมภ์ จัดกิจกรรมการถ่ายภาพและอบรมนอกสถานที่ ครั้งที่ 4/2560-2561 วันที่ 25-28 มกราคม 2561 | จังหวัดอุดรธานี หนองคาย และนครหลวงเวียงจันทน์
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Lan...

    Criminal Record Expungement Clinic
    Are you ready to clear your criminal record but don't know how? Come to this Eligibility Intake Clinic and learn your rights about criminal records. Sit...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared an ...

    2nd Annual: Malcolm X Reading Scholarship Fund Ceremony
    2nd Annual: Malcolm X Reading Scholarship Fund Ceremony
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Smi...

    Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
    Frederick Douglass chose this day in 1818, as his birthdate. Douglass was born into slavery in 1818, but the exact date of his birth is unknown-not uncommon for those enslaved. His life and legacy...
    https://www.facebook.com

Feb 15

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Unc...

    Uncle Bobbie's: Meet the Author Dr. Imani Perry + Book Talk
    Uncle Bobbie's: Meet the Author Dr. Imani Perry + Book Talk
    https://www.facebook.com

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Feb 14

Kingsessing & Nearby shared Clean PHL's post....

    Location Detail - CleanPHL
    To aid us in community organizing, the Litter Index application above also provides a sidebar with information related to the resources an area has to encourage residents to do their part to keep their neighborhoods clean.
    https://cleanphl.org

Feb 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Fre...

    Creative IT Leaders Make Citywide Wi-Fi an Affordable Reality
    Wi-Fi and broadband internet access are integral to being an active and engaged citizen in today's world. Often, however, municipal internet projects are deployed in downtowns or affluent city centers while less economically developed areas are left behind, furthering the digital divide and isolating the advantages of technology to small sections of a city.
    https://statetechmagazine.com

Feb 14

Friends of the Kingsessing Library shared Dr....

    Introduction to Trauma with theVillage
    More than 25% of American Youth experience a serious traumatic event by their 16th Birthday. Join theVillage and Sayre Health Center for discussion about...
    https://www.facebook.com

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