Author page: Faith Williams

5 Questions with Joy

I first reached out to Joy Kay (the daughter of Melvin Charles) in the beginning of 2020 when I was searching for more information about the Black American Heritage flag and how I could contribute to making it more recognized and accessible to the Black American community, with this short interview I am hoping to come closer to that goal.…

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Omar’s Hat: Lockdown

“Omar’s Hat started on the corner of 45th and Locust when a group of musicians gathered in a place called Meskerem to spark a jam that’s never stopped since. This collective is our open act of rebellion, always expanding, never settling. This music is our love for Philadelphia, for a history of sounds that make and remake us every day.…

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