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christine alonso of the interboro school district board at a black lives matter protest in ridley
City Life

Ugly New Video Emerges of Interboro School Board Official Christine Alonso at BLM Protest

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. More Trouble for Interboro School Board Treasurer […]

Philadelphia police officers not wearing masks during the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis
City Life

It’s August, and Many Philly Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Many Philadelphia Cops Still Aren’t Wearing Masks […]

interboro school district board treasurer christine alonso at black lives matter protest in ridley
City Life

School District Board Says It Can’t Remove Embattled Official Christine Alonso

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Interboro School District Board Says It Can’t […]

City Life

Don’t Look Now, But Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a Record

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly’s Homicide Count Just Broke a (Bad) […]

a police car that was set on fire in philadelphia
City Life

Here’s the Latest On the Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire Last Night

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Four Philly Cop Cars Set On Fire […]

Jordan A. Harris
City Life

What Should Being Black in Philly Look Like? It Should Look Like Real Policy Change

Jordan A. Harris, 36, of Grays Ferry, is the state Representative and Democratic caucus whip for the 2019-’20 legislative session. For years, I’ve seen the […]

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City Life

Beware, Philly: The Dreaded Boot Is Back

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The PPA Brings Back the Car Boot […]

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City Life

Best of Philly: Here’s to the People Who Protested

Published as part of our annual Best of Philly tribute. See all the winners here. It was 1:40 a.m. on June 3rd, 2020, but it […]

the FBI says this photo shows Lore Blumenthal lighting a Philadelphia police car on fire during a George Floyd protest
City Life

The Feds Are Playing Hardball With Accused Arsonist Lore Blumenthal

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The Feds Want to Keep Lore Blumenthal […]

philadelphia police using tear gas on protesters, who are filing a lawsuit over the use of tear gas
City Life

Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City Over Tear Gas and Other Incidents

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly Lawyers Prepping Massive Lawsuit Against City […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

A Philly Wedding Went Massively Viral During Last Weekend’s Black Lives Matter Protests. Here, the Bride Shares Her Experience

By now, you have certainly heard about Kerry-Anne Perkins, 35, and Michael Gordon, 42. The Montgomery County couple’s small, socially distanced wedding at The Logan […]

Be Well Philly

This Philly Activist Group Is Hosting Daily Yoga and Meditation for the Local Black Community

After two weeks of anti-racism protests sweeping the nation, one local activist organization is using wellness to advocate for racial justice. Spirits Up! is a […]

City Life

Black-Owned Businesses That Were Damaged and Looted — and How You Can Support Them

Given the fact that just 2.5 percent of Philly businesses are black-owned, the fact that the coronavirus pandemic is disproportionately affecting black people, and the […]

City Life

White People, I Still Don’t Believe You

“This shit reminds me of KONY 2012,” one of my friends told me over the phone when describing the latest rise in white people protesting against […]

philadelphia looters protestors
City Life

You Can Be Supportive of the Rioters and Angry With the Looters at the Same Time

“A riot is the voice of the unheard.” Most of you have probably heard this lesser-known Martin Luther King quote by now; the riots in […]