"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.
Racial demographic data on residents testing positive remained limited, representing only 15 percent of confirmed cases, officials said.
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.
It is scientific fact that coronavirus does not discriminate based on ethnic background or race.
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.
Councilwoman Cherelle Parker, the main sponsor of the bill, said “hair discrimination is still very much a reality for Black people.”
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...
Alder Health will celebrate its 35th anniversary this September with an event at The Whitaker Center in downtown Harrisburg.
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.
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.