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OPINION: The Rizzo Statue Isn’t Going Anywhere

Thanks to a group of white dudes who decided to go to Charlottesville, Virginia, kill someone, and ruin tiki torches for the rest of us, […]

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OPINION: “Stronger Together” Is Keeping Us Apart

If you give a damn about social justice issues in 2017, you most certainly have heard the phrase “stronger together.” And, most likely, your first […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Eclipse. Yeah, That Eclipse

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OPINION: Philly Isn’t Charlottesville. It’s Worse.

“Who is more racist: The North or the South?” That is the age-old question I’m often asked when I tell people I moved to Philly […]

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OPINION: The Rizzo Statue Should Stand as a Monument to Human Imperfection

One cannot look at the Frank Rizzo statue in front of the Municipal Services Building without catching a glimpse of the nearby Jacques Lipchitz sculpture, […]

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Maybe the Solution to the Frank Rizzo Statue Problem Is a Frank Rizzo Museum

While protesters around the country have been calling for the removal of monuments to the Confederacy, those in Philadelphia have their sights set on a […]

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OPINION: White People, Only You Can Stop the Next Charlottesville

The moment I came out of the womb, I already had two strikes against me: being black and gay in a nation that continues to […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: The Union (The Union!) Stacks the MLS Team of the Week

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OPINION: The One Big Thing Missing From Allan Domb’s Plan to Grow the City

As we’ve unfortunately learned, some business leaders may not be the most effective political leaders. But Allan Domb doesn’t fall into that category. Since taking […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Eagles Fans Were, Well, Eagles Fans

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OPINION: Where Are All the Conservatives on Your Best of Philly List?

Ed Note: We had a lot of fun putting together this year’s Media, Politics & People (aka “The 38 Philadelphians We Love”) portion of our […]

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OPINION: The Phillies Should Cool It With the Wall of Fame

We all know, if we’re being completely honest with ourselves, that the Phillies are really a miserable, losing franchise. That’s what makes our titles in […]

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OPINION: Activists Encouraged by New DOJ Involvement in Police Shooting Incident

When it was clear that Jeff Session would indeed assume the top leadership role at the U.S. Department of Justice, activists and city officials around […]

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Long Live Center City Sips

For an opposing view, read Joe Trinacria’s “Center City Sips Has to End. Now.” It may be because I met my husband in an after-hours […]

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Center City Sips Has to End. Now.

For an opposing view, read Sandy Hingston’s “Long Live Center City Sips.” I haven’t been to Center City Sips in a couple of years. Not […]