A housing and eviction crisis is coming. Leaders must act now to combat it | Andrea Custis
A tidal wave of evictions is coming when the moratorium ends on July 10. The most urgent question we can answer is: How do we lessen its impact?
Watch Black House Dems call for police reform – LIVE
Black Democrats in the Pennsylvania House have seized the rostrum to call for legislative action on a package of stalled police reform bills:
I’m biracial. I’m not safe until Black Lives Matter | Opinion
The isolation of the pandemic, coupled with the latest excruciatingly brutal and needless deaths of Black people has forced us to remember and feel.
America’s racist disparities are as old as America | Michael Coard
If you're shocked Blacks are face disparities in health, justics and economics because of race, you haven’t been paying attention.
George Floyd Protests: Yes, we’re at a crossroads. But there’s only one path forward | Friday Morning Coffee
The choices confronting policymakers when it comes to matters of police reform and racial justice could not be more stark. Nor more obvious.
‘People want to stand up for what’s right’: In Wilkes-Barre, teens raise their voices in peaceful protest
After three hours, the crowd on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre was finally ready to break up, and Winter Jenkins gathered her friends into a hug.
Disparity in police tactics on display during third day of unrest in Philadelphia
“Tear gas was selected when it became evident at that time other options were not effective,” Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said.
Philly leaders gather to address George Floyd murder and issues facing the community
“African-American citizens have a right to be protected and served — not controlled and contained,” activists said as they gathered in Center City.
Erie police open internal investigation after video of officer kicking a young woman goes viral
*Updated to include comment from Erie Police Chief E Daniel P. Spizarny Sr. ERIE, Pa. — A video taken in downtown Erie during a riot on Saturday night has gone viral, helping to fuel the growing nationwide debate of the excessive force used by law enforcement during protests over the death of George Floyd. The […]
With Pa. primary looming amidst COVID and protests, Wolf extends mail-in ballot deadline for 6 counties
Wolf cited COVID-19 concerns and continued protests as his reason for extending that deadline. The polls open Tuesday at 7 a.m. in Pennsylvania’s rescheduled primary election, though a flood of mail-in ballots is expected.
Live Coverage: The latest on George Floyd protest in Harrisburg
Up to the minute coverage of demonstrations in Harrisburg and around Pennsylvania on Monday to call for justice for George Floyd and police reform.
Philly Mayor Kenney: All city operations will be closed Monday except public safety
“We have to stop this senseless violence and looting,” community activist Darryl Shuler said. “I’m begging y’all. We understand what is going on."