News & Media

Influencers: Millionaire Bill Pickard on Strategy, Vision and Keeping Black Dollars at Home
April 25, 2017 – Ebony

iBuyBlack discount card aims to boost black businesses in Philly
April 24, 2017 – Metro

Card That Hopes To Help Philadelphia Black-Owned Businesses
April 16, 2017 – Black Matters US

80 Philly businesses are now accepting ‘iBuyBlack’ discount card
April 13, 2017 – Washington Post

Program launched to support black businesses in philly
April 12, 2017 – 6ABC.com

Philadelphia Black Business Community Launches ‘iBuyBlack’ Card
April 11, 2017 – NewsOne

African American leaders, business owners launch ‘iBuyBlack’ discount card
April 11, 2017 – Philly.com

PCOL reconvenes Black Family in honor of  late founder
September 20, 2016 – Philadelphia Tribune

Local Leaders Seek to Mobilize Black Voters
September 16, 2016 – Philadelphia Tribune

Black Family Reunion returns in honor of Barbara Daniel Cox
September 16, 2016 – Philadelphia Tribune

Independence Mall, Meet Juneteenth
June 27, 2016 – Philly.com

Juneteenth Celebration
June 20, 2016 – Philadelphia Tribune

Juneteenth Highlights
June 19, 2016 – KYW News/CBS Local

Juneteenth Celebration Commemorates the End of Slavery
June 19, 2016 – NBC Philadelphia

Inaugural Juneteenth Celebration This Weekend
June 17, 2016 – NBC Philadelphia

Philadelphia Community Leaders to host Juneteenth Celebration
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une 17, 2016 – Philadelphia Tribune

Music impresario Kenny Gamble and The Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL) will host its inaugural Juneteenth parade and festival
June 10, 2016 – Philadelphia Sun

Philadelphia Community of Leaders, Message to the Community
May 6, 2016 – Philadelphia Sun

Jill Horner speaks with Ali Salahuddin, with Philadelphia Community of Leaders, about celebrating African-American culture throughout the year.
April 22, 2016 – Comcast Creative

Community Leaders Address Hunger at Meeting
November 26, 2014 – Philadelphia Tribune

Sharpton Calls for Unity and Organization
Sept 13, 2014 – Philadelphia Tribune

Next to Local podium: Al Sharpton
Sept 9, 2014 – Liberty City Press

Our Paralysis is tied to Our Hopelessness
July 12, 2014 – Milwaukee Courier, “Universally Speaking”, by Rahim Islam, page 3 (PDF)

Philadelphia Council of Leaders Holds First Conference
May 18, 2014 – philly.com

New group, Philadelphia Community of Leaders, aims to reduce poverty in the black community
May 18, 2014- Philadelphia Inquirer

Civic Leaders hold Conference on Poverty Reduction
May 18, 2014 – Philadelphia Tribune

We’re Gearing Up for The First Annual Conference of Philadelphia’s Community Leaders!
May 13th 2014 – Kenny Gamble stopped by WDAS to talk (with Patti Jackson) about the first annual conference with the Philadelphia Community of Leaders this Saturday at Universal Audenried High School.

Video: WURD Democratic Gubernatorial Forum
May 12, 2014- Democratic Gubernatorial Forum, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, and Philadelphia Community of Leaders.

Rahim Islam Pitches Coalition to Black Journalists
March 14, 2014 – Philadelphia Tribune