Civil Rights & Social Justice

Taking undocumented immigrants’ housing won’t help the ‘most vulnerable,’ Mr. President | John L....

The Trump administration is upping the ante in its war on undocumented immigrants with a new proposal to boot them from public housing -- all in the name of helping "the most vulnerable" Americans.But...

As legal pot efforts take hold across the country, opponents organize in Pennsylvania

Bills that would legalize recreational marijuana for all adults in Pennsylvania are presumed to be dead on arrival in the state House and the Senate, where one Republican leader called the idea “reckless and irresponsible.”

This is why they call it ‘Easter,’ and other things you didn’t know about...

Christian and non-Christian (pagan) elements have continued to blend together.

Congress, don’t crush my American Dream, pass the Dream and Promise Act | Opinion

Some 2.1 million Dreamers could be put on a pathway to citizenship through the legislation, according to published reports

What is Passover? Your four questions, answered

On Friday, at sundown, Jews all over the world celebrated the start of Passover, which runs for the next seven days. It is one of the most important holidays on the Jewish calendar.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4ofR01Fn7sAnd while...

Advocates want Pa. to update its Equal Pay Act by 2020. It will take...

While the wage gap has narrowed in the U.S. over the past few decades as women have obtained education levels equal to men, researchers are still trying to figure out exactly why it remains.

Trump budget would take millions away from disabled Americans, former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge...

In a New York Times op-Ed, the former Pennsylvania governor called on the Trump administration to restore all the funding it’s proposed to cut for disability programs.  

‘A People’s Budget:’ Activists rally at the Capitol for a higher minimum wage, free...

'Estamos listos para este poder?' -- 'Are you ready for this power?' one activist asked.

I’m a Mexican immigrant. Without a higher minimum wage, the American Dream is still...

A Mexican immigrant came to the United States seeking a better life. After 20 years, her salary still doesn't reach $10 an hour. A higher minimum wage would elevate all workers.