West Philly Blues

University City Townhomes residents led supporters on a protest march on August 8, 2022. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)

Most of us know the story of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Will Smith made West Philadelphia famous but have you heard of West Philly’s Black Bottom? The Black Bottom was once a thriving Black community in West Philadelphia until it was dismantled by college expansion…

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