Members of American Legion Post 21 in Philadelphia speak with City Coucilmember Kenyatta Johnson (Philadelphia Tribune photo).

Already a community pillar, Philly American Legion post looks to its next century of service

BY: - September 26, 2022

Leaders are using a $100,000 city council grant to refurbish the post at 6400 Paschall Ave. in southwest Philadelphia.

Philly Councilmember Johnson floats property tax relief plan

BY: - May 31, 2022

If approved, the average homeowner would see their savings double from the current $629 to $1,260 under Johnson's plan.


Kenyatta Johnson, like many Black pols, is victim of racist selective prosecution | Michael Coard

BY: - April 26, 2022

When the racist, selective prosecution of Black elected officials began in 1868, it was wrong. It's still wrong today.

Judge declares mistrial in federal bribery trial of Philly Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson

BY: - April 20, 2022

"You have failed to reach a verdict, but you have not failed," U.S. District Judge Gerald McHugh told jurors.

Philly City Council won’t abandon Kenyatta Johnson as he faces federal charges

BY: - January 31, 2020

Johnson has become the second member of City Council, behind City Councilmember Bobby Henon, to face federal charges.

‘I am innocent’: Philly Councilman Kenyatta Johnson pledges to fight bribery charges

BY: - January 30, 2020

All of the defendants are scheduled to surrender later this week, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office.