Civil Rights & Social Justice

John Brown was a violent crusader, but he blazed a moral path Lincoln followed...

Too often dismissed as a failed zealot, Brown was an unconventional anti-slavery leader who blazed a trail that Abraham Lincoln would follow just a few years later.

Protesters seeking justice, reform ask “Where is the love?” on Valentine’s Day in Lancaster

Marchers called for reforms to law enforcement and the county's prison system, they also handed out food and winter clothing to people experiencing homelessness.

Black History Month in Pa. | Five for the Weekend

Happy Weekend, all. With Black History Month well underway, we thought it would be timely to take a look at Pennsylvania's role in Black history, starting with its origins as a colony more than 400...

How Ghana’s former president pioneered heritage tourism in his own country – and why...

It united Africans and African descendant people living in the diaspora.

Pa. Democrats call for investigation of GOP statehouse colleagues’ role in Capitol siege

House Minority Leader Joanna McClinton, D-Philadelphia, said the full scope of Republican involvement won’t be known without a formal investigation. 

School segregation fights didn’t just happen in the South | Opinion

The 'Harlem 9' made nationwide headlines for their own school desegregation fight. Their work remains unfinished,

Los defensores y legisladores le presionan a Wolf para que libere a más personas...

Más de treinta miembros Demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes y el Senado del estado le escribieron a Wolf el lunes instándole a usar los poderes de suspensión para reducir la población carcelaria del estado. Los legisladores advirtieron que los reclusos mayores y médicamente vulnerables podrían enfrentar una sentencia de muerte si se ven obligados a permanecer detenidos.

Celebrate Black history and support Black businesses 24/7/365 | Michael Coard

There is no better way to celebrate Black history than by promoting Black power. Respect yourself by doing it every day.

Fetterman justifies — but does not apologize for — chasing down and brandishing shotgun...

His political future now clear, Democratic Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman has addressed a controversial incident that occurred eight years ago when he was mayor of Braddock, Allegheny County. In Dec. 2013, Fetterman chased a...

LGBTQ seniors in Philly get COVID-19 vaccine

By Jason Villemez PHILADELPHIA -- Residents of the John C. Anderson LGBT-friendly Senior Apartments received their first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine last week, with second doses scheduled for next month. A team of...