Come see student performances, watch the first episode and enjoy pizza plus other light refreshments. The Drop the Mic Spoken Word Poetry Competition, hosted by Dr. Michelle Myers, associate professor of English, features Community College of Philadelphia students. The six, one-hour episodes air on CCPTV beginning Feb. 8, 2016, and air daily at 10 a.m. and 9 p.m.
As a young man, Steele, now 49, worked for 10 years in the restaurant business.But he made his career in database administration, which led him to a job at Amtrak. Life in what he calls "a cube farm" bored him. In his office, "I could see a little bit of sky.". . .Then, he said, he spun his wheels "metaphorically and literally," in setting up the business. That's when he enrolled in Community College of Philadelphia's three-month Mobile Food Management course. "That was really helpful," he said. The profs taught him about food, marketing, and bureaucracy.
My first year at CCP was deeply uplifting, the inverse of those months on the couch. Each lecture left me electrified. And that was great, because between coursework and rent-paying work, I had little time for anything else.
The Lest We Forget Traveling Slavery Museum brings slave artifacts, Jim Crow objects, bill-of-sale documents and much. This compelling exhibit unveils portions of American history that impacted African Americans and reveals the contributions African American slaves made in the building of America.
Join us for “A Dialogue: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois: Two Schools of Thought, One Shared Future.” President Donald Guy Generals, author of Booker T. Washington: The Architect of Progressive Education, and Philadelphia's first Chief Diversity Officer, Nolan Atkinson, Esq. will discuss which philosopher and philosophy has made the greatest contribution to the advancement of Black people and answer audience questions as time permits.
Kulu Mele’s performance repertoire features authentic, traditional dance and drumming from West Africa, Cuba, and the Caribbean islands, as well as contemporary American hip hop. The company performs year-round throughout Philadelphia and tours nationally and internationally.