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Black History Untold: Black Joy Event

Feb 28, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:45 PM
WHYY, Inc, Philadelphia, PA
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Come celebrate Black History month with The Inquirer, Daily News, and WHYY, Inc. at Black History Untold: Black Joy Event. Serving as the finale to a month-long series of editorial coverage, the program will convene African American community leaders to discuss happiness.

Co-hosted by Philadelphia Media Network and WHYY, Inc., the event features networking over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment and a panel discussion co-moderated by Sofiya Ballin, Features Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Dr. James Peterson, Director of African Studies Department at Lehigh University and Host, WHYY podcast The Remix.

When: Tuesday, February 28, 5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Where: WHYY Studios, Inc., The Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons, 150 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Check-in and cocktail hour
6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Guests invited into The Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Live entertainment and panel discussion
7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. - Continued networking/program concludes 


Greg Corbin, Founder, The Philly Youth Poetry Movement
Aja Graydon and Fatin Dantzler, American neo soul duo, Kindred the Family Soul
Sonny Hill, Broadcast Pioneer, Community Activist and Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer
Feminista Jones
, Community Activist

Individual tickets: $30
Student tickets: $10 (Must show I.D. upon arrival) 

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Event questions? Contact Jennifer Wolf at or 215-854-5791

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Feb 28, 2017 from 5:30 PM to 7:45 PM EDT
150 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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