Interested in Urdu literature? Just ask shuttle-bus driver Isaac Daas about it

From behind the driver’s seat, the first thing you notice about Isaac Daas is his wavy black hair, which conceals the fact that he’s 69 years old.  As he turns to greet you, his accent catches your attention along with…

Abstract and African-American: A special exhibit at La Salle University Art Museum

In a small, white-walled room within La Salle University’s Art Museum, nearly two dozen overhead lights illuminate individual rows of artwork in the special-exhibit gallery. Paintings, prints, mixed media and drawings of various shapes and sizes hang next to each…

From the suburbs to the city: a youth minister finds his calling in Gtown

The sound of basketballs dribbling on the concrete gym floor echoed from the recreation room in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown. The laughter of young boys filled the air — and so did the smell of…

Start her own business at 18? Yes she did!

Tianna Valentine was just 18 years old and fresh out of high school when she decided to open her own hair salon. Her mother, Tamika Valentine-Pierce, was nervous for her young daughter, but didn’t want to stand in the way…