Study: Segregation Is Bad for Your Health

Segregation makes you sick. That’s one of the conclusions of the 2016 County Health Rankings released earlier this month, and it’s a bit of news […]


Philly’s Rich Areas Are Getting Even Richer

Philadelphia is the poorest of the 10 biggest cities in the country. At the same time, Bloomberg Business reported last week that the metropolitan area is the 19th richest nationwide. […]

City Life

To Understand Gayborhood Segregation, You Have to Understand Philly

It doesn’t take much to stroll through the gayborhood on any given night and notice the lack of people of color at the most populated […]


Philly Is The 4th Most Segregated Big City in the Country

Philadelphia is a diverse city. Its residents are 44.1 percent black, 35.8 percent white, 13.6 percent Latino and 7.2 percent Asian. And yet, it’s also an extremely […]


Still Bowling Alone

Increasingly, Americans are connecting in isolation. It may sound like an oxymoron, but it’s a truism of the 21st century. I’m not just talking about […]


Economic Segregation Alive and Well in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is among the most economically segregated big metro areas in the nation, ranking eighth worst of 51, according to a comprehensive new analysis by urban researchers Richard Florida […]