Historical Society forum starts 5 nights of Kwanzaa events

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

A gathering of community elders Wednesday night at the Delaware Historical Society will launch five nights of Kwanzaa celebrations. The Elders Forum at the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage at 504 N. Market St. in Wilmington will feature a conversation about cultural traditions, Kwanzaa through the years, and how to maintain community. Light refreshments will be provided at the 4:30 …


Rapper, actor Common to bring book tour to Wilmington

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The multi-hyphenate entertainer Common will bring his book tour to the Wilmington Public Library Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. He will talk about and sign his book, “And Then We Rise,” which details Common’s journey to wellness as a vital element of his success as a rapper, actor and now author. A testimony to the benefits of self-care, his book …

EastSide Charter STEM hub

EastSide celebrates Barclays $1M donation for STEM lab

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Plans were unveiled Monday for a $22 million STEM hub at EastSide Charter, partly paid for by a $1 million donation from Barclays US Consumer Bank. “What’s unique about this opportunity is that there are corporations that have already partnered with us,” said Aaron Bass, chief executive officer at EastSide, “to make sure that there is job training, internships and …