The Association of Black Sociologists came to Philadelphia for its annual conference, dedicating a panel discussion to the popular rapper.
When clothes never seemed to fit, my earrings always did.
Organizers say they want to create a new platform for black chefs in Philly and beyond.
Nicknames are sources of musicality, humor and endearment. We're betting that the Philadelphia area has some great examples.
Musical ringtones, those sonic signifiers, are increasingly being silenced.
We asked readers which poems were popular in their families. They shared some good ones.
Khalif, facing misdemeanor charges stemming from a November protest, was admitted to a pretrial program Wednesday. The same day local activists aired their grievances against him.
Cassie Owens is a member of the Modern Life team, reporting on culture and trends. She is a Philadelphia native who previously reported for Billy Penn and served as assistant editor at Next City.