Civil Rights & Social Justice

Philadelphia’s African-American Museum welcomes visitors with new exhibits and safety precautions

The museum’s reopening will mark the launch of a special new exhibition, “Anna Russell Jones: The Art of Design.”

Philly City Council questions Kenney’s commitment to growing Black-owned biz in budget plan

One lawmaker called for using more of the city’s $1.4 trillion in federal coronavirus stimulus funds to grow Black- and brown-owned businesses rather than the $55 million that the administration has proposed.

America won’t find God. But we might find something else | Bruce Ledewitz

We can’t and won’t all find God. But we can reconnect with each other within a beneficent universe.

How rising rents and renovations have displaced Pittsburghers and added to the city’s ongoing...

As Pittsburgh draws more jobs in the tech and health care fields, it becomes a more desirable city for real estate investment wishing to profit off of neighborhoods’ increased area median incomes.

Philly’s Home & School Council highlights fathers’ voices

For the first time in its 124 years, the Philadelphia Home and School Council is being led by Black women.

Pa. lawmakers just can’t resist comparing things to the Holocaust & Nazis. It’s time...

The Holocaust is not a rhetorical device to be manipulated and deployed against one’s political opponents, and to use it as such is contemptible.

Pa. Black Caucus pushes for universal collection of racial data from traffic stops

Black lawmakers could hold the deciding votes on two long-sought changes to state driving laws, giving them the rare leverage to ask that an expansion of police oversight be accompanied by protections for Black drivers.

We must join together to stop the hate against Asian Americans. Here’s how you...

If you think that these violent acts just impact the targeted person or Asians, you are wrong. It affects us all.

As Allegheny Co. Council forms police review board, one member shares story of being...

"It happened to me. If it happened to me, it happens to too many! We gotta do what’s right," Councilmember DeWitt Walton said in an emotional speech.

Third-party contact tracer left Pennsylvanians’ personal health data unsecured, Wolf admin says

(*This story was updated at 4:55 p.m. on Thursday, 4/29/21 with comment from Insight Global, state Rep. Jason Ortitay, and the Wolf administration)  A private vendor that the Pennsylvania Department of Health hired to contact...