Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion
W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'
We must fight back against attacks on LGBTQ+ kids and adults | David Hecker
Many of these attacks are focused on our schools and could have drastic consequences for gay and transgender educators and students.
Brother of 2 MOVE bombing victims calls for Philly to release their remains
“They are my sisters. They are my immediate family,” Lionell Dotson Sr., said at a news conference outside City Hall last week. “They took them from me. They are holding them like they are trophies."
Are we all floating in the soup of hatred and violence? | Frank Pizzoli
From one end of the country to the other, hate is metastasizing. We have to speak up and confront it.
Wolf admin panel seeks to strengthen to strengthen LGBTQ protections
The Pa. Human Relations Commission proposed new rules treating anti-LGBTQ discrimination as a form of sex discrimination.
How a shuttered bathroom at a Pgh grocery store explains structural racism | Bruce Ledewitz
Structural racism does not require evil people dressed in white robes to be effective. It operates quietly, but relentlessly.
What are book bans really about? Fear | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The river of knowledge only flows in one direction. Our job is to keep it free of obstructions.
Jackie Robinson was a radical. Don’t listen to the sanitized version of history | Opinion
He challenged banks for discriminating against Black neighborhoods and condemned slumlords who preyed on Black families.
Happy 107th birthday Cecil B. Moore: The perfect role model for Black attorneys | Michael Coard
All Black attorneys know how systemically racist America is - Cecil Moore knew it, and did something about it.
Black Lives Matter protests are shaping how people understand racial inequality | Opinion
Black Lives Matter was able to shift attention away from its protests and toward its agenda of building an anti-racist society.
Targeting vulnerable transgender kids? A cruel and dangerous waste of time | Friday Morning Coffee
If there's any consolation, Rep. Barbara Gleim's bill is headed for a guaranteed veto. But the GOP has showed itself for what it is.
The Pa. House’s transgender sports ban will harm our youth — not help them | Opinion
It’s not the job of a politician or a school to decide a student’s (or anyone’s) gender and put them in boxes.