The nationally-televised gesture was essentially a publicity stunt. But recognizing the founder of the Black Doctor’s COVID-19 Consortium is still a great idea. Here’s what needs to happen to make it a reality.
Caesar “Sonny” DiCrecchio allegedly used funds from the Philadelphia Wholesale Produce Market’s operating account to pay for Super Bowl trips, horse boarding, and a $20,000-per-month summer home in Stone Harbor.
“Simply put, there is no question that the City of Philadelphia should never have been so closely aligned with PFC,” the city inspector general concludes, though he stops short of recommending any disciplinary action.
Eye doctor Paul Ezell went to jail in 2014 for growing marijuana that he’s always maintained was for his dying wife. This development puts him one step closer to getting his medical license — and his life — back.