Michael Coard

City Life

Remembering the Great Charles Bowser on His 84th Birthday

Coard: He was a black man first, a lawyer second. But in all things he was second to none.

City Life

Nat Turner: Murderer or Visionary?

Coard: Activists will celebrate his 214th birthday in Philly at the President’s House/Slavery Memorial this week.

City Life

American Slavery: Maliciously Born 395 Years Ago on August 20th

Coard: Tomorrow, mourn that human beings were bought, sold and owned in Center City Philadelphia.

Dr. Martin Luther King and Dr. Walter P. Lomax
City Life

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Walter P. Lomax Jr.

Coard: Last year we lost one of Philadelphia’s truly great men. He would have been 82 this week.

Let The Fire Burn
City Life

MOVE Would Have Never Happened in a White Neighborhood

Coard: 29 years later, there is no justice for MOVE’s victims. Inside “Philly’s 9/11.”

City Life

10 Things You Should Know America Slaveholding Third President

Coard: Read this before you go to Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello.

Things to Do

The Revolution Remains Untelevised

Coard: Remembering Gil Scott-Heron, hip-hop godfather and Lincoln University alum.

City Life

End Black History Month Now

Coard: I agree with many whites who argue that it should be abolished.

Dr. Martin Luther King and Dr. Walter P. Lomax
City Life

What We Lost in Dr. Walter P. Lomax

10 things you probably didn’t know about the truly great Philadelphian.

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American Slavery Was Born 394 Years Ago

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Is This Forgotten Black Cemetery Philly’s Arlington?

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America Is Soft on Terrorism

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“Being White in Philly” Is Really Being Wrong in Philly

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How Philly Will Celebrate Watch Night/Freedom’s Eve

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5 Big Reasons Not to Vote for Obama (But Vote for Him Anyway)