Civil Rights & Social Justice

400 years of black giving: From the days of slavery to the 2019 Morehouse...

Robert F. Smith's gift to Morehouse College was an extension of the underappreciated heritage of African American philanthropy that began in 1619.

Catholic Church sex abuse: The difference a Pennsylvania grand jury made in lives of...

By Brian ClitesIt has been one year since the Pennsylvania grand jury report named 300 sexually abusive Roman Catholic priests in the state. After an 18-month investigation, the grand jury concluded that “over one...

Trump’s assault on a landmark legal settlement means immigrant children will face harsher treatment...

The 1997 Flores settlement established basic standards for the treatment of unaccompanied minors in federal custody.

Summer might be almost over, but for one special weekend, Harrisburg’s best had a...

While the first year was a success, this year was truly something special -- especially for the children of Harrisburg.

New Trump administration rule would OK indefinite detention of migrant families in Berks facility

The rule would effectively end the Flores settlement, a landmark 1997 order that established certain standards for family detention centers and a 20-day limit for detaining children.

#400yearsPA: Social media campaign will highlight black history as U.S. observes slavery anniversary

Between now and February 2020, the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission will use the hashtag #400yearsPA to highlight moments in black history as the U.S. observes the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery...

Donald Trump is in Western Pa.: Tell him you reject his cruel immigration policies...

The American people are fed up with Trump’s cruel policies that have torn families apart and pitted communities against each other.

Basta Ya: Puerto Rico merece algo mejor | Voces Latinas

Seguiremos luchando en Puerto Rico, el continente y en todo el mundo, hasta que erradiquemos la corrupción y construyamos un gobierno que sea del pueblo, del pueblo y del pueblo.

Basta Ya: Puerto Rico deserves better | Latinx Voices

We will continue fighting in Puerto Rico, the mainland and around the world, until we eradicate corruption and build a government that is from the people, by the people and for the people.