105.3 WDAS is celebrating Black History Month by shouting out some of our favorite sons and daughters throughout the month of February with The Pride of Philly…some of the biggest names in the world of music, entertainment, politics and the arts that hail from Philly or the surrounding Tri-State area.
FEBRUARY 28, 2022
The newest name to join this list...Quinta Brunson is a West Philadelphia native who is the creator, executive producer, writer and star of the new ABC comedy Abbott Elementary...based on a school here in Philadelphia...which has been deemed as a runaway hit by critics all across the country. Brunson gained prominence via her Instagram series...’Girl Who Has Never Been On A Nice Date’ and starred in the first series of the Issa Rae executive produced ‘Black Lady Sketch Show’. She is a graduate of Charter High School for Architecture and Design, and also attended Temple University. She’s also an author as her book, ‘She Memes Well’ was released in June of 2021