By Michael D'OnofrioPHILADELPHIA -- Mummers leadership appears on board with supporting a proposal floated in City Council that would ban members who take to the streets wearing blackface in the annual parade.“If it takes...
The Pennsylvania Senate passed the legislation, from Sen. John Yudichak, I-Luzerne, 28-21 in a near-party line vote.
The new monument will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the passage of the 15th amendment and the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which granted the right to vote, respectively to African Americansand women.
Backers say the anti-discrimination bill would improve equity in education, employment, housing and other public programs.
Pittsburgh is the only large city in the U.S. to nearly reach equity. Hispanics comprise 1.3 percent of the city’s executive workforce and 1.4 percent of its overall labor market.
Bill Krenz is one of the leaders of the LGBTQ and Allies Affinity Resource Network Group at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Have you ever heard the saying "It’s not where you’re from, it’s where you’re at?”That saying means a lot to me because I am only one vessel who can only achieve so much positive...
Ironically, on the eve of an end to a century-long struggle, ERA may no longer be the answer to bigotry. It needs new language and broader consciousness.
Trump’s position on Dreamers has shifted over time: From saying they are “absolutely incredible kids” to claiming “some are very tough, hardened criminals.”
The Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Association for Nonviolence on Monday celebrated public officials and community activists for their work in social, economic and educational justice.