White anti-government protesters armed with guns take to the streets, yet no one calls the National Guard, no curfew invoked and no media frenzy.
No matter the point made by any talking head the conversation must always come back to #BlackLivesMatter.
It was both skepticism and curiosity that inspired Philadelphia activist, Mr. Paul “Frosty” Jackson, to travel to Baltimore with comrades to “get the real scoop” after hearing and seeing so many news stories about riots and looting.
Baltimore is not unique, as the conditions necessary to ignite a violent uprising exist in Philadelphia.
An admission of wrongdoing and a change of ways will go a long way in improving police and community relations.
In the wake of Baltimore’s riots, Raoul Wieland explores the nature and implications of violence and the social disconnection that inflames it.
The recent unrest in Baltimore is certainly an important event, but it probably won’t lead to large-scale changes anytime soon. ___ Lots of people have been talking about the civil disturbances that rocked the city of Baltimore this week, and not without good reason. They clearly are connected to the recent controversies surrounding instances of […]
Following the logic of some in Philadelphia’s black political class, it would seem Ed Rendell is in possession of the black political birthright.
Alex Barnett asks, “How do we get to a place where it is the overwhelming rule (not the exception) that the few in the crowd who are different than the majority can feel comfortable and at ease and be accepted?”
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.
Men of color, all vying to be the 99th mayor of Philadelphia, expound upon their vision for community policing.