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‘The biggest way to make a difference is to vote’: Latinx leaders tout clout,...

"No one will be elected governor of Pennsylvania or president of the United States without the Latino vote," one officials said during Monday's event.

The right’s attack on Jemele Hill didn’t stray beyond the standard talking points |...

The Atlantic journalist's argument on behalf of historically Black colleges and universities didn't sit well with some white pundits. It wasn't for them.

Nationalism is atheism. America was born of a grander vision | Bruce Ledewitz

The irony of the new nationalism is that America was founded on the notion of exceptionalism, but not in the narrow sense that white nationalists intend.

Philly Black leaders: More cops fired over alleged racist, violent Facebook postings

“More people were involved in that. More people have been fired,” said Solomon Jones, who heads the Rally for Justice Coalition.

Stop calling it a choice: Biological factors drive homosexuality | Opinion

By Bill SullivanAcross cultures, 2 percent to 10 percent of people report having same-sex relations. In the U.S., 1 percent to 2.2 percent of women and men, respectively, identify as gay.Despite these numbers, many...

Pa. Republican looks to block PennDOT from officially offering gender-neutral licenses

A Republican lawmaker from central Pennsylvania wants to stop the Wolf administration from officially offering gender-neutral driver’s licenses.But under state law — which makes no reference to sex or gender on licenses — the...

This Philly lawmaker wants Pennsylvania to offer reparations to its black residents

One Pennsylvania lawmaker is making his own case for reparations  — not just for slavery, but for 400 years of institutional racism. Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadelphia, released a memo last week asking for his colleagues’...

Sexual abuse against gay and bisexual men brings unique stigma and harm | Opinion

At least 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. This number rises to 1 in 4 men across their lifespan. The rates of sexual abuse and assault are even higher in boys and men from sexual minority populations.

How Trump’s appalling treatment of migrants is reviving the Christian Left | Opinion

Christian groups are focusing on immigration because welcoming strangers and caring for the vulnerable are embedded in the Christian tradition.

Pa.’s Shapiro one of 20 attorneys general suing Trump administration over proposed family detention...

Kevin McAleenan, acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, announced last Wednesday that the administration is moving forward with a new rule that would essentially end the Flores agreement.