Baltimore’s Mayor willing to use the law to punish looters; no word on cop’s consequences for severing Mr. Freddie Gray’s spine.
A prominent activist who marched for Freddie Gray on Saturday blames city officials for any damages sustained.
Philadelphians who represent a wide variety of professions and communities have been tapped by Mayor Nutter to join the Community Oversight Board.
Following the logic of some in Philadelphia’s black political class, it would seem Ed Rendell is in possession of the black political birthright.
Black people aren’t monolithic, but that didn’t stop city leaders from creating a black political agenda, or the media from assigning a future voice of black Philadelphia.
Council President won’t entertain thought on Director of Veterans Affairs, though one Councilman says the city can do better.
With the endorsement of teacher’s in tow, former Philadelphia City Councilman wants to optimize available space in public schools.
Mayor Nutter has done a stellar job in certain areas, and in others he’s dropped the ball, creating an opportunity for his successor to continue the good and change the bad.
Voting isn’t the end all be all; nor will it mitigate the issues overnight that cause frustration. It will, however, create leverage for communities, and that’s a powerful component to any negotiation.
Impressed with the focus on civilian oversight, Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission gives the recommendation from the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing a B+.
The countless deaths of unarmed black men by police, coupled with persistent activism from communities of color, has forced the conversation of race on America, causing officials to reevaluate, among many things, how policing is done.
Activist wants investigation into why a protest, which city officials had prior knowledge of, was cut short when police reopened a blocked road.