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Summer Travel: A Philadelphian’s Guide to Vacationing in Charlottesville

Less than five hours southwest of Center City, there’s a swank sanctuary in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Originally built in 1912, Keswick […]

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Weekending in Charlottesville: A Quaint Downtown With Nearby Wineries, Cideries, and More

With plenty of posh options for lodgings, a pedestrian mall packed with shops and restaurants, and wineries, cideries and breweries down seemingly every winding country […]

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City Life

Pa. State Rep: I’ll Run Over Protesters Who Block Traffic

Meet Pa. State Rep. Aaron Bernstine. If you’d never heard of him, now you have: he’s the Republican state legislator who said in a tweet […]

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OPINION: There’s Only One Solution to the Hate That Fueled Charlottesville

In reference to history’s most horrific events, we often utter the words “Never forget.” But perhaps as important is that phrase’s unspoken corollary: Never ignore. […]

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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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Bryn Mawr to Remove References to Founder With Racist Views

Bryn Mawr College will begin to scale back on its association with its M. Carey Thomas, a founder of the college who is criticized for her racist […]

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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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Rizzo Statue Tagged With “Black Power”

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philly’s Frank Rizzo statue was tagged with “Black Power” on Thursday night. 

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Photos: Thousands Gather for “Philly is Charlottesville” Rally

Police say more than two thousand people flooded the city’s streets on Wednesday night for the “Philly is Charlottesville” march against racism. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, […]

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“Philly is Charlottesville” Rally Planned for Center City

Activists plan to gather on Wednesday night in Center City as part of the “Philly is Charlottesville” march and rally. Interfaith organization POWER (Philadelphians Organized […]

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Councilwoman Gym: Rizzo Statue Must Come Down

Our nation is more engaged than ever in debate surrounding the monuments we choose to honor. The stunning violence in Charlottesville, Va. this past weekend was […]

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Charlottesville Reactions: What Took Trump and Toomey So Long?

It’s been two days since the shocking violence of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. first flashed across phone, television and computer screens around […]

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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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Eagles Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins Speak Out on Charlottesville

By now I assume we’re all aware of the pure evil that came out of the shadows and reared its ugly head in Charlottesville, Virginia […]

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New Eagle Tweets Scathing Rant About Supporters of Confederate Monuments

Eagles defensive end Chris Long hails from Charlottesville, Virginia, but don’t confuse him for just another “good ol’ boy” — Long has been socially active […]