Police Officer in Medford, N.J., Files Racial Discrimination Suit

The only African-American officer on the Medford Township, N.J., police force is suing his employer and the township, alleging a pattern of racial discrimination in […]


“Black Lives Matter” Banner Vandalized at Main Line Church?

No sooner had this month’s issue of Philadelphia hit newsstands with its cover story “Racial Profiling on the Main Line” than one of the institutions featured […]


Racial Profiling on the Main Line

This past July, Jordan and Joshua Friday confronted one of those endless summer days that teenagers are given. They journeyed by bicycle to an aunt’s […]


Lower Merion Police Say Lower Merion Police Did Nothing Wrong in Controversial Stop

The officers who ordered 56-year-old Nathaniel Williams to his knees, then handcuffed him, in a stop connected to a reported robbery at a TD Bank […]


These Texts from Camden Corrections Officers Are Incredibly Racist

The Courier-Post made an open records request recently, asking for the text messages that got nine corrections officers dismissed at the Camden County Jail. After […]


I See “The World” Differently Than Ta-Nehisi Coates

I missed out on the hottest ticket in town when Ta-Nehisi Coates was in Philly in October for a talk at the Free Library based […]


WATCH: College Protesters: “We Are #Mizzou”

A crowd of about 300 took to the middle of Broad Street Thursday evening to make a point about student debt and racial inequality. As […]


Chestnut Hill History Teacher Wears Noose to Halloween Parade, Sparks Outrage

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is a prestigious pre-K through 12th grade school on Willow Grove Avenue in Philadelphia, the kind of place that will set […]


Nutter on My Brother’s Keeper: Progress, but More Work to Do

Philadelphia is standing up for young men and boys of color. Statistics have long identified the plight of black men across the country — on […]


Former SEPTA Deputy Police Chief Sues Secretary of State John Kerry, Others

David Scott was a SEPTA transit police officer for over 30 years and served as deputy SEPTA police chief for over 18 years. After retiring […]


South Ardmore Residents Speak Out Against Police Treatment

Correction: A quote in the original publication of this story was incorrectly attributed to Commissioner Joshua Grimes. It was actually said by Commissioner Brian Gordon.  The snow […]


Cheryl Ann Wadlington’s Fight to Save Black Girls

When video surfaced of a South Carolina school security officer yanking a high-school student from her desk because she had allegedly disobeyed orders to put […]


This is America, Speak … Whatever You Want

Saturday was a good day to be a Philadelphian. A great day. Collectively, maybe one of the best days. After a not-too-shabby introduction by Mayor […]


University of Delaware “Nooses” Turn Out to Be Lantern Remnants

Oops: NOT NOOSES? U of Delaware says items found hanging from tree were remnants of paper lanterns. http://t.co/PmbATc2sgl pic.twitter.com/Z9BiTAIutn — Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) September 23, […]

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Love Run Registration Opens Today — And 150 Runners Will Get in for Half Price!

The time has come again, folks! Time to register for the third annual Love Run half marathon, going down April 10th, 2016. And you’re going […]