Tariq El-Shabazz

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The No-Bullshit Guide to the 2017 Philadelphia Primary

Do you loathe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is doubling down on the War on Drugs? Are you glad he’s finally restoring law and order to the […]

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OPINION: Why Rich Negrin Should Be Our Next DA

Next Tuesday our city will have the chance to vote for a new district attorney amid a federal investigation that’s put a dark cloud over […]

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DA Candidate El-Shabazz Was Sued in 2010 for Not Paying Daughters’ Springside Tuition

From the very start, Tariq El-Shabazz’s campaign for district attorney has been clouded by stories about his money troubles. A few days before the Democrat officially jumped into the race, Philly.com reported […]

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Report: Judges, Clients Say El-Shabazz Provided Improper Defense

An in-depth City and State PA investigation into several legal cases handled by district attorney candidate Tariq El-Shabazz during his time as a private defense […]

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OPINION: Black Politicians Are Going to Have to Earn My Vote From Now On

The most open forum in which to hear the unfiltered thoughts of black men in Philly is arguably the barbershop. No matter what our wealth, […]

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Can El-Shabazz Win Over Voters Despite His Tax Debts, Ties to Seth Williams?

Tariq El-Shabazz, a Democrat running for district attorney, has baggage. A lot of baggage. Philly.com reported that there are more than $190,000 in tax lien judgements […]

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Williams’s Former Top Deputy El-Shabazz Joins D.A. Race

Tariq Karim El-Shabazz, the former top deputy of District Attorney Seth Williams, has joined six others vying to fill Williams’ position next term. 

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D.A.’s Office: Tax Woes Won’t Impact New No. 2’s Hire

The D.A.’s Office announced a big hire last week: Veteran defense attorney Tariq El-Shabazz is being brought in to serve as deputy for investigations, and take over the […]