Old Black Business

A North Philadelphia block party

My fellowship activity will amplify North Philly Black and Brown legends, social health, economy, pleasure, presence, and well being. I am remembering how care and beauty were made and performed by the Black North Philadelphians who raised me while living …

From Housewifery to Coalition Building to Holding Office

Editor’s Note: Housed at Lehigh University, the Nancy Shukaitis papers provide insight into the roles of women and indigenous peoples in the Philadelphia area conservation and environmental movements. A housewife catalyzed by federal threats to raze her home, Shukaitis found