Mr. Michael DiBerardinis, labeled an activist by Philadelphia’s Mayor-Elect and a former Occupy Philly protester, named new Managing Director.
Is the the beginning of a major change in how college athletes are seen, and how they see themselves? Damon Young thinks so.
The media must be not only responsible in its coverage, but responsive daily to the maladies it covers.
Philly cops with history of abuse complaints that were not sustained had their names cleared by an all-white jury in excessive force case brought to Federal Court by an openly gay man.
Mr. Jim Kenney, who in his first-day as Mayor-Elect of Philadelphia expressed frustrations with the media, might find redress by building his own newsroom in City Hall.
Mr. Jim Kenney, who arrived to his press conference by cab and left by subway, aims to, as Mayor of Philadelphia, promote normalcy as his brand.
Philadelphia Police officers weren’t cohesive in their testimony about the plaintiff’s demeanor during arrest.
Mr. Luis Berrios, who claims he and his partner was subjected to abuse—both verbal and physical—while being arrested in December of 2010, appeared today in court for the first day of trial: Berrios vs City of Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s politicians, those in office and seeking election, have no jurisdiction over certain policies that cause major problems and tensions for city residents, leaving frustrated taxpayers to seek redress from the state.
The presence of social movements are becoming more and more common in America, thus students, guided by instructors, should immerse themselves into the happenings to better understand the tensions which catalyze protests, the activists who organize them, and the bureaucrats who oversee it all.
Nearly four years after the first round of school nurse lays offs in Philadelphia, which sparked weekly protests that lasted months, staffing has worsened and stakeholders continue to be outraged, leaving a mass boycott of the school district as the remaining valuable option for those seeking justice.
The stigma around being a returning citizen, or a person with a criminal record, causes a marginalization from society that, unfortunately, has not been mitigated, as have sentencing and drug laws.
Re-established four years ago today, The Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males has no major accomplishment to tout but has received a pledge from the democratic nominee for Mayor of Philadelphia to extend the executive order and in City Council is a bill that could lead to its permanency.