Civil Rights & Social Justice

Immigration activists call on Wolf to release detainees from ICE center in Berks County

"It has taken a pandemic to do what should have been done years ago," state Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadelphia, said during a virutal news conference.

COVID-19 in Philly: More Blacks are testing positive, city officials say

Racial demographic data on residents testing positive remained limited, representing only 15 percent of confirmed cases, officials said.

Federal judge in Harrisburg rules ICE must release people at high risk for COVID-19

The decision by U.S. District Judge John E. Jones comes just a day after criminal justice advocates in Philadelphia coordinated a drive-by protest, calling for the release of inmates due to COVID-19 concerns. 

COVID-19’s hidden symptom: Among some, it’s an excuse to give into bigotry | Opinion

It is scientific fact that coronavirus does not discriminate based on ethnic background or race.

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.