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Cornbread (graffiti)
Darryl McCray, known by his tagging name, "Cornbread", is a graffiti artist from Philadelphia, credited with being the first modern graffiti artist. McCray was born in North Philadelphia
Philadelphia
in 1953 and raised in Brewerytown, Philadelphia, a neighborhood of North Philadelphia. During the late 1960s, he and a group of friends started "tagging" Philadelphia, by writing their nicknames on walls across the city.[1] The movement spread to New York City
New York City
and blossomed into the modern graffiti movement, which reached its peak in the U.S. in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and then spread to Europe. Since his tagging days, McCray has developed a close relationship with The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Mural Arts Program
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Graffiti
Graffiti
Graffiti
(plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted illicitly on a wall or other surface, often within public view.[1] Graffiti
Graffiti
range from simple written words to elaborate wall paintings, and they have existed since ancient times, with examples dating back to Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and the Roman Empire.[2] In modern times, paint (particularly spray paint) and marker pens have become the most commonly used graffiti materials. In most countries, marking or painting property without the property owner's permission is considered defacement and vandalism, which is a punishable crime. Graffiti
Graffiti
may also express underlying social and political messages and a whole genre of artistic expression is based upon spray paint graffiti styles
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Jackson 5
The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as the Jacksons, are a popular American family music group. Formed around 1964, the founding members were elder brothers Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Younger brothers Marlon and Michael would join soon after. They participated in talent shows and performed in clubs on the Chitlin' Circuit. They entered the professional music scene in 1967, signing with Steeltown Records and releasing two singles with the Steeltown label.[1] In 1969, the group left Steeltown Records and signed with Motown. The Jackson 5
Jackson 5
was one of the first groups of black American performers to attain a crossover following, preceded by the Supremes, the Four Tops and the Temptations
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Special
Special
Special
or the specials or variation, may refer to:.mw-parser-output .tocright float:right;clear:right;width:auto;background:none;padding:.5em 0 .8em 1.4em;margin-bottom:.5em .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-left clear:left .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-both clear:both .mw-parser-output .tocright-clear-none clear:none Contents1 Policing 2 Literature 3 Film and television 4 Music4.1 Albums 4.2 Songs5 Computing 6 Other uses 7 See alsoPolicing[edit] Specials, Ulster
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Bomb It
Bomb It
Bomb It
is an international graffiti and street art documentary directed by Jon Reiss[1] and premiered at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival
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Jane Golden
Jane Golden is an American artist who has been an active mural painter since the 1970s.Contents1 Background and Education 2 Art and Community Initiatives 3 References 4 External linksBackground and Education[edit] Following graduation from Stanford University, Golden moved to Los Angeles and created a number of large, well received murals in the Los Angeles beach areas, particularly in Santa Monica, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. She was co-founder and director of the Los Angeles Public Art Foundation.[1] In 1985, following a diagnosis of lupus, Golden left California to be with her family in the Philadelphia
Philadelphia
area, where she had grown up.[2] In 1996 she was appointed the executive director, by Mayor Wilson Goode, the Mural Arts Program founder in Philadelphia. The program was designed to fight graffiti in the city by giving graffiti artists a more productive artistic outlet
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Philadelphia Anti-Graffiti Network
The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Anti- Graffiti
Graffiti
Network (PAGN) was founded in January 1984 by former Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Mayor Wilson Goode.[1][2] The original goal of the program was to combat the spread of graffiti in the Philadelphia
Philadelphia
area and was led by Tim Spencer
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Wilson Goode
Woodrow Wilson Goode (born August 19, 1938) is a former Mayor of Philadelphia and the first African American to hold that office. He served from 1984 to 1992, a period which included the controversial MOVE
MOVE
police action and house bombing in 1985. Goode was also a community activist, commissioner for the state Public Utility Commission, and managing director for the City of Philadelphia.Contents1 Early life 2 Service with the Public Utility Commission 3 Work in the Office of the Mayor 4 Mayor of Philadelphia 5 Election of 1991 6 Post-mayoral life 7 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Goode was born into a family of tenant farmers near Seaboard, North Carolina, arriving in Philadelphia in 1954. After graduating from John Bartram High School in January, 1957, he earned his degree from Morgan State University
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Philadelphia Airport
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
International Airport (IATA: PHL, ICAO: KPHL, FAA LID: PHL), often referred to just by its IATA code PHL, is a major airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, and is the largest airport in the Delaware Valley
Delaware Valley
region and in the state.[3] The airport is a major international hub for American and a regional cargo hub for UPS Airlines. Philadelphia
Philadelphia
International Airport is also a focus city for ultra low-cost airline Frontier. The airport has service to destinations in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. As of summer 2018, 133 total destinations will be served, including 97 domestic and 36 international destinations. Most of the airport property is located in Philadelphia
Philadelphia
proper
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Philadelphia Zoo
The Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Zoo, located in the Centennial District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the west bank of the Schuylkill River, was the first true zoo in the United States. Chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
on March 21, 1859, its opening was delayed by the American Civil War
American Civil War
until July 1, 1874
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Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
(/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872[7] and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016[update].[5] Philadelphia
Philadelphia
is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware
Delaware
Valley, located along the lower Delaware
Delaware
and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis
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Gang Warfare
. A gang is a group of friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Some criminal gang members are "jumped in" (by going through a process of initiation), or they have to prove their loyalty and right to belong by committing certain acts, usually theft or violence
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Strawberry Mansion, Philadelphia
Strawberry Mansion is a neighborhood in the United States
United States
city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, located east of Fairmount Park
Fairmount Park
in North Philadelphia. The neighborhood is bounded by 33rd Street to the west, 29th Street to the east, Lehigh Avenue to the north, and Oxford Street to the south. As of the 2000 census, the neighborhood had a population of 22,562. It is often associated with the historic house of the same name, Historic Strawberry Mansion, located adjacent to the neighborhood and generally thought to be the source of the community's name. In 2005, the 19121 zip code, which contains Strawberry Mansion, had a median home sale price of $47,900
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Gang
A gang is a group of friends or members of a family with a defined leadership and internal organization that identifies with or claims control over territory in a community and engages, either individually or collectively, in illegal, and possibly violent, behavior. Some criminal gang members are "jumped in" (by going through a process of initiation), or they have to prove their loyalty and right to belong by committing certain acts, usually theft or violence
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Cornbread
Cornbread
Cornbread
is any quick bread containing cornmeal. They are usually leavened by baking powder.[1]Contents1 History 2 Types of cornbread2.1 Baked cornbread 2.2 Cracklin' bread 2.3 Corn pone 2.4 Hot water cornbread 2.5 Johnnycakes 2.6 Hushpuppies3 See also 4 Notes and references 5 External linksHistory[edit]Cornbread, prepared as a muffinNative Americans had been using ground corn (maize) for food thousands of years[2] before European explorers arrived in the New World.[3] European settlers, especially those who resided in the English Southern Colonies, learned the original recipes and processes for corn dishes from the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Creek, and soon they devised recipes for using cornmeal in breads similar to those made of grains available in Europe. Cornbread
Cornbread
has been called a "cornerstone" of the Cuisine of the Southern United States
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