The School District of Philadelphia’s longstanding lack of oversight and its inability to generate revenue has caused Philadelphia’s education crisis.
We need to stop teaching our black boys how to survive in a world not designed for them, and instead show them how to design a world that will allow them to thrive as individuals.
Philadelphia’s Mayor Michael Nutter and Pennsylvania’s Governor Corbett are the wrong faces for a plea of patronage from his holiness.
Guys fight back against objectification of men and invasion of privacy issues, Lulu changes its policy. — By: EJ Dickson When the dude-ranking app Lulu was released last year, it was met with more than a little bit of controversy. Because Lulu did not require a man’s consent for his profile to appear on […]
With research showing that the production of one pair of sneakers emits 30 pounds of carbon dioxide, one man urges consumers to kick the habit of new shoe hoarding & tossing.
Afraid his earnest plea will be taken in a negative way, activist Larry Swetman faces his fear and asks for an open dialogue on race.
If a law based on perceived fear can be used as an excuse to murder, shouldn’t a substance test be issued immediately to the shooter to confirm they didn’t have an altered perception of reality?
While we’ve been fighting the War on Drugs, we’ve been leaving drug addicts behind. It’s time to change that. – When I was 21, my best friend died of a drug overdose. As far as his family and friends know, it was the first time he had tried heroin, although some of us knew that […]
Andrew Smiler applauds the American Association of Pediatrics’ recommendations that adolescents be taught to use condoms and that condoms be made more available to them.
A 16-year-old boy in foster care is the inspiration behind an award-winning, Philadelphia-based social venture which helps bridge the gap between foster care and interdependence.
Discussing the idea to “Share Philly™,” BMe Brothers Anton Moore and Isaiah Thomas suggest the Mayor’s Office Establishes a Commission on Parks and Recreations