Mr. Jim Kenney’s parting words a year ago today foreshadowed tonight’s stop-and-frisk town hall in North Philadelphia.
“When it’s black people, crime is like this one size fits all … crime is crime. When it’s white people, we’re required to have a nuanced understanding of crime.”
Louise Thayer looks at a prison ‘experiment’ with devastating consequences.
Gary Bouchard’s blank verse “ripped from the headlines” poem is a remarkable meditation on cycles and human habit.
These veterans in Chicago stand guard on the front lines to give kids safe passage to and from school.
Welcome to my block. Would you like to take a walk with me?
Movies reflect the changing roles of men in the 21st century. Here is what our community says about a classic one.
A film that shows god loves to work in mysterious ways that don’t always make sense at the time There are a good amount of films these days that deal have a religious tone to them. A memorable one was The Passion of the Christ but this film is nothing like that. Captive tells the true […]
The true story of Whitey Bulger and how he became one of the most notorious gangsters in America Johnny Depp has played a lot of roles in his long career. He has been good characters and some seriously twisted ones. He has played a pirate, a misunderstood guy with scissors for his hands, a killer barber and […]