Arts & Culture
Juneteenth in Philadelphia: A list of events celebrating the holiday
By Chanel Hill Community events, concerts and a parade are just some of the activities that will be taking place Sunday in Philadelphia to celebrate Juneteenth. “Juneteenth is the celebration of freedom,” said Tamara Staley, president and CEO of The Philadelphia Juneteenth Family Inc. “The holiday was first celebrated in Texas with food, music and […]
How should Dostoevsky and Tolstoy be read during Russia’s war against Ukraine? | Opinion
Enduring works of literature are enduring, in part, because they are capacious enough to be read critically against the vicissitudes of the present.
There are Pride celebrations all over Philly this June
It seems like there are more ways in 2022 to celebrate and uplift the legacy of Pride than before.
Oney Judge, enslaved by George Washington, made a great escape — and history | Michael Coard
This is a story that every American should know. And it's a movie Hollywood should make right now.
What the Founders meant by ‘virtue,’ and how it could save our politics now | Friday Morning Coffee
A word that's become synonymous with morality had a more totemic meaning to the Revolutionary generation.
What we know about Philly Pride 2022. Your questions answered
'We are standing on the shoulders of our Queer and Trans ancestors, working diligently to make them proud,' organizers said.
No, actually, book bans don’t sell books | Opinion
They just as often keep books from the readers who need them most.
Jackie Robinson was a radical. Don’t listen to the sanitized version of history | Opinion
He challenged banks for discriminating against Black neighborhoods and condemned slumlords who preyed on Black families.
York, Pa. students who fought book ban tell their story to U.S. House panel
'I deserve to walk into my school library and find a book with someone like me,' York student Olivia Pituch said.
Philly photog hopes the view through the camera’s eye will offer kids an alternative to street life
The inspiration for ‘Shoot Cameras, Not Guns’ came to Vernon Ray in the midst of a family tragedy.
From Ike to insurrection and beyond: The class of ’70 turns 70 | Opinion
We grew up in the televised world. Now we live in the wired world.
It’s batter up for pro baseball in Lebanon County this season – for a little while, at least
Those who would like to participate and contribute a potential name of the Lancaster Barnstormers are invited to go to the team’s website.