Legislators passed a bill to reinstate a residency requirement that all city employees, including police officers, live in Philadelphia for at least one year prior to joining the city payroll.
Administrators are talking about anti-racism efforts, equity, and cleaning between classes as they make a decision about when to start the new school year.
The moment demanded action. Lawmakers rose to the challenge. But the work is never over. The real challenge of dismantling systemic racism still lies ahead.
By John MessederAt the site of a battle that became the beginning of the end of a war to decide whether any men should be allowed to own other human beings, we still...
The votes on Wednesday afternoon came two weeks after Black Democrats shut down the House of Representatives, demanding action on their stalled legislation.
Just a week after a 3-day unpaid suspension was issued for the Erie police officer responsible for kicking 21-year-old Hannah Silbaugh, Attorney Timothy McNair, who is representing Silbaugh filed a writ of summons against the officers involved, Erie Police Chief Dan Spizarny, Mayor Joe Schember and the city of Erie, according to GoErie.com.
Pa. needs to pass long-stalled legislation that bans workplace, employment and public accommodation discrimination against LGBTQ residents right now.
It’s heartbreaking and deeply maddening to have to teach our boys and girls that there is no such thing is a routine police stop.
As a Black man, how do I persuade my Black mother, Black father, Black sister, Black brother, and Black fiancee not to be afraid when I leave the house?
By Gregory B. FairchildMy family sat down to watch the first episode of HBO’s “Watchmen” last October. Stephen Williams, the director, included quick cuts of gunshots, explosions, citizens fleeing roaming mobs, and even a...