‘From Philly, for Philly’: A Q&A with Democratic activist Sinceré Harris

BY: - June 18, 2023

A one-on-one conversation with Cherelle Parker’s campaign manager on what Democrats can learn from the historic primary win.

Ogbonna Hagins walks along Ninth and Ontario streets in North Philadelphia. He’s been pressing city officials to do something about illegal dumping.

Philly City Council: Want to fight crime? Address quality of life issues

BY: - June 6, 2023

'If we address issues of quality of life, it is one step towards reducing violent crime,' Councilmember Anthony Phillips said.

How Cherelle Parker’s ‘village’ made a path to victory | Analysis

BY: - May 18, 2023

Looking at the crowd of orange shirts Tuesday, Democrat Cherelle Parker said 'This right here, these are my people.'

Philly Democratic mayoral nominee Cherelle Parker is resting at home after brief hospital visit

BY: - May 17, 2023

The Democratic mayoral nominee said she was grateful for all the well wishes, thoughts and prayers she received.

Big races, low turnout: Three takeaways from Primary 2023 | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - May 17, 2023

When another election night turns into a Talking Heads song: You may ask yourself ... well, how did we get here?

Maria Quiñones Sánchez just made a big endorsement in Philly’s mayoral race. Why it matters

BY: - May 3, 2023

According to U.S. Census data, Latinos make up about 16% of Philadelphia residents and about 13% are registered to vote.

Black women’s political gains due to experience, knowledge and skill, observers say

BY: - March 6, 2023

By Stephen Williams PHILADELPHIA — Political observers say the most recent political gains by Black women in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. are a result of their knowledge, skill, experience, work ethic and relationships. As Black History Month ended and Women’s History Month kicked off, state Rep. Joanna McClinton ascended to speaker of the Pennsylvania […]

Meet the women who want to be Philadelphia’s next mayor | Analysis

BY: - February 26, 2023

Women have previously been shut out of the mayoralty, but the 2023 race could change that.

Rocked by resignations, a depleted Philly City Council says it’s staying on task

BY: - September 13, 2022

As the 2023 race for mayor heats up, four councilmembers have departed in less than 30 days.

Councilmember Cherelle Parker says “I think we, at the local level, can come up with solutions not just for Philadelphia, but also for Pennsylvania, and the nation.”

Philadelphia’s home appraisal bias task force issues its final report

BY: - July 30, 2022

This report is the culmination of more than a year’s work.

In Philly, questions over whether Biden is doing enough to pass federal voting rights standards

BY: - July 18, 2021

U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, D-3rd District, said voters in Philadelphia, especially voters of color, “can’t take anything for granted.”

City Council considers cutting Philadelphia’s parking tax rate

BY: - May 15, 2021

Before the pandemic arrived in March 2020, the city’s parking tax revenue had reliable year-over-year growth, raking in more than $99 million in 2019.