Denise Clay

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Reggie Bryant: The Broadcaster Who Spoke Truth to Power

For many in the city, he was the only journalist who mattered.

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OPINION: Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence Isn’t the Hill to Die On

Clay: Philly’s criminal justice system has screwed over countless people. Mill isn’t one of them.

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The Unpatriotic Cynicism of the NFL’s Salute to Service

Making a spectacle of soldiers while restricting the speech of those protesting police brutality is the true definition of disrespecting their service.

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OPINION: On the Million Woman March’s 20th Anniversary, I Don’t Feel Optimistic

Clay: What do we have to celebrate?

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The Rizzo Statue Isn’t Going Anywhere

Clay: And supporters will have the Black community to thank.

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Stop Using the Poor to Justify Your Hatred of the Soda Tax

Clay: Poor people don’t need cheaper soft drinks more than they need pre-K.

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When Children Force Us to Remember What We’d Rather Forget

Clay: Students got a historical marker made for the MOVE bombing. But it has no home.

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The Black Community Should Take No Joy in Bill Cosby’s Mistrial

Clay: They show him more love than he ever showed them.

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A Celebration of Resilience in a Changed Neighborhood

Clay: Much like the culture it celebrates, Odunde is a testament to perseverance.

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Progressives, I Am Done With You

Clay: I have no tolerance for bullies, no matter what side of the political fence they’re on.

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Republicans and Free Speech

Clay: They could really learn something about it from Philly’s Hebrew Israelites.

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The Electric-Car Parking Debate Is About Power

Clay: But not the kind you think.

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What’s Behind the DOJ’s Abdication on Checking Police Abuse

Clay: Don’t be surprised if you see Army surplus tanks at the next BLM protest.