Philly Mayor Jim Kenney threatens to end Mummers Parade if they don’t stop wearing blackface
Kenney, a former Mummer himself, warned Mummers leadership that if they fail to commit to changes, city officials will consider other alternatives.
In Philly, luncheon pays tribute to activists, local officials who walk in MLK’s footsteps
The Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Association for Nonviolence on Monday celebrated public officials and community activists for their work in social, economic and educational justice.
Philadelphia anti-poverty group appoints new president and executive director
Renée Cardwell Hughes, a lawyer and former judge, said the OIC’s mission of combating poverty and unemployment is more relevenant than ever before.
Lead foots beware: Automated speed cameras finally coming to Roosevelt Boulevard
On Monday, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) began installing 32 speed cameras as part of a pilot program along the city’s most dangerous road.
How a Philly entrepreneur is using fashion to help formerly incarcerated women get back on their feet
Kimberly McGlonn’s ultimate goal is to “provide pathways to self-sufficiency to women with convictions who have a really hard time finding employment.”
New leader seeks to reform Philly D.A.’s Victim Services Unit
Keziah Cameron joined the unit as a victim services coordinator after she graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
’30 Americans’: New Barnes Foundation exhibit highlights four decades of African-American art
The traveling exhibit, which runs through Jan. 12, highlights the diversity of talents and voices of the African-American artist community.
‘A true visionary’: Philly honors Germantown pastor’s community outreach with street renaming
The Rev. Alyn E. Waller has been senior pastor of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church since 1994. He's extended the church's reach into the community.
Like father, like daughter: Family makes history among ranks of Philly’s new firefighters
“The citizens come first and doing good will come back to you hundredfold. If you put others before yourself, good will come back to you.”
This 8-year-old is the ‘world’s youngest female barber,’ and she’s from Philly
Neijae Graham-Henries especially wants to cut President Donald Trump's hair. "because it's too long." She'd also like to give LeBron James a trim.