The women at the Diamondbacks game deserved to be called out on their behavior. The reason might be different than what you think.
A year ago Philadelphia decriminalized marijuana, though the main actors in that historical moment—the mayor and a City Councilman—have vastly differing views of the plant itself.
The conservative website Breitbart is arguing that women are objectively less intelligent than men. Should we take them seriously?
Two black Philadelphia journalists met for the first time and interviewed each other, creating a magical moment for black journalism history.
To focus at this moment solely on Philadelphia Magazine and their cover photo would be to deny the existence of true injustice within the City’s media ecosystem. — The gist of a question posed last night at the Monitoring Hollywood event convened by the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, was why race is always talked […]
View image | gettyimages.com A wife realizes her frustration was really a blessing in disguise. — My husband and I speak two different languages when it comes to communication. I speak digital, own more than one computer, an iPad and a smart phone. I text, use Skype, and an assortment of apps that make my life […]
In roughly three weeks, a San Diego basketball court will be used as a stage to premiere a play about police violence written by a Philadelphia-born actor.
At a rally in memory of Ms. Natasha McKenna and other women killed by police or while in their custody, activists demanded, among many things, expanded funding for mental health first responders. — Seconds before Philadelphia Police Commissioner, Mr. Charles Ramsey, was interrupted by activists while giving a lecture early this month at Eastern State […]
If technology amplifies behaviors, writes Jessicah Lahitou, what about boys who are already struggling in school? — During my last year as a teacher before moving abroad, I worked at a suburban Texas high school teaching 10th Grade Pre-AP and 11th Grade English. My Pre-AP classes were predictably alert, astute, polite, responsible, timely with their […]
Three techniques to manage the increased pace of workplace life, and keep your sanity while doing it.
A nearly decade-old drumset has a rich Philadelphia history, one that includes being a part of a keynote speech. — It was 2006 when I acquired a small, blonde maple jazz drumset for less than two hundred dollars, it made the perfect travel kit, as that period of my life was consumed with playing drums […]
A Philadelphia free-thinker, drawn to the stories of Mr. Mumia Abu-Jamal and Mr. Russell Shoatz, built a production anchored in their sentiments.
Black and brown boys like Ahmed Mohamed, who receive harsher discipline than non-minority students for common actions and behaviors, need to be celebrated when they achieve so that they’ll continue to do so.
Re-established four years ago today, The Mayor’s Commission on African-American Males has no major accomplishment to tout but has received a pledge from the democratic nominee for Mayor of Philadelphia to extend the executive order and in City Council is a bill that could lead to its permanency.