Civil Rights & Social Justice

Racializing Philly’s overdose prevention site is the wrong thing to do | John N....

You know that you have reached the fork in the road when you arrive upon an issue so incendiary that justifications for both its support and its opposition are logical and abundant.

Bill to ban hairstyle discrimination proposed in Philly City Council

Councilwoman Cherelle Parker, the main sponsor of the bill, said “hair discrimination is still very much a reality for Black people.”

Here’s how Pa. food banks are dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak – and what...

This story was updated at 4:10 p.m. on Friday, March 13 after Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania schools would close for two weeks. State officials are asking Pennsylvanians to avoid crowded spaces and group...

Harrisburg AIDS health services center set to mark its 35th anniversary

Alder Health will celebrate its 35th anniversary this September with an event at The Whitaker Center in downtown Harrisburg.

A new book celebrates Philadelphia’s Black women leaders

What started off as a passion project to highlight lesser-known names in Black history morphed in an eight-year quest and a new book.

Join us March 25-29 for a celebration of gender diversity | Opinion

Over the years of attending the Keystone Conference I have had the opportunity to meet and get to know so many wonderful loving and caring people.

Kenney to offer plan to make Community of College of Philly tuition-free for qualifying...

The program targets the role played by poverty in preventing city residents from pursuing a college education.

U.S. Supreme Court’s liberal justices challenge abortion restrictions in high-stakes case

The challenge to Louisiana's restrictive law has implications for states across the nation. Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a brief in the case.

Can a movie improve race relations? Bucks County’s DA thinks so

Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub is taking a new, preemptive approach to racial relations and police interactions in his jurisdiction.

Here’s 15 things you didn’t know about the ‘Dred Scott’ decision | Opinion

Constitutional scholars state that this ruling is “widely considered the worst decision ever made by the Supreme Court.”