While politicians claim to have all the answers, Jeff Oaks’s haunting poem is content simply to raise questions and evocations–and it is all the more satisfying for that.
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.
“It’s the mayor’s job to tackle race relations,” says the former Philadelphia City Councilman, who now prefers to be called “Jim.”
Candidates have started seeking media attention, which means it’s time for you to start hating social media again.