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This year is not like other years: Philly families learn new rules for Passover

Many Jewish families cannot gather around a table for the Seder, as they have done for generations, so they are putting their own personal style on it.

By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

PAFA displays Black art collection of Constance Clayton, former Philadelphia school superintendent

“I think she and her mom were specifically creating a collection that marched us through the history of African American art"
By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Say yes to the dress, and the vote: Suffrage and style at Brandywine Museum

Votes for Women” unpacks the iconography of a nationwide civil rights campaign a century ago.
By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

Mummers Parade threatened with extinction

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and City Councilwoman Cindy Bass are threatening the Mummers Parade with fines or even replacement if organizers don’t prevent Mummers from wearing blackface.

By Tom MacDonald/WHYY

Native American comic artists tell story of 1763 massacre of Conestoga tribe in Lancaster

“The landscape of film and TV that shows dead natives is hip-deep. You wade through it. We didn’t want to do that. We didn’t need to fetishize what happened.”
By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

‘One of the greatest places to shoot in the world’: M. Night Shyamalan pushes Pa. to boost film tax credit

The tax credit offers a 25% tax break to film productions that spend at least 60% of their costs in Pennsylvania.
By Peter Crimmins/WHYY

A spring! A spring! A marvelous thing! Pa. hometown honors its Slinky

Historian Robyn Young proposed the historical marker because of the toy's popularity and the remarkable story of its matriarch.
By Peter Crimmins/WHYY