Arts & Culture
Did Pa. Supreme Court Justice David Wecht herald the death of God? | Bruce Ledewitz
I have a book coming out in a few weeks that argues that America’s deep divisions are the fallout from the Death of God proclaimed by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in 1882. But, I am asked, how can God be dead when most Americans say that they believe in God and almost half of Americans […]
Meet Pauli Murray: The civil rights activist you’ve never heard of
Pauli Murray worked alongside some of the biggest names in the Civil Rights movement but many have never heard of them. A new film tells their story.
These Black children changed American history. Never forget them | Michael Coard
Say their names: Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carol Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, and Sarah Collins
‘Work with hope’: A poet and classics scholar on facing the flood of bad news | Opinion
Human beings are more enduring, more adaptable, than we give ourselves credit for.
Five things you didn’t know about slavery’s birth 402 years ago | Michael Coard
Slavery was a key component of daily life here in Pennsylvania generally and Philadelphia particularly.
Is America experiencing a different kind of ‘civil war’? | Opinion
Two truths have withstood the test of time. One, a house divided against itself will not stand. Two, a great country is not destroyed by an external enemy but from within