Increasing civic engagement, particularly in local elections, and producing socially relevant media are interconnected and mutually reinforcing.
Regardless of who’s elected mayor, Philadelphians will be stopped, questioned and frisked if deemed suspicious by police.
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.
At the request of family, Chairman of advocacy organization seeks answers from police into mysterious death of Mr. Phillip White.
Among the 91 recommendations laid out in the Collaborative Reform Review of the Philadelphia Police Department was to fully cooperate with the Police Advisory Commission.
A relative of Brandon Tate-Brown hopes for a divine intervention from the Pope in obtaining justice.
Family and supporters of Brandon Tate Brown want evidence made public, a demand echoed by civilian oversight board. — He was hesitant to give the investigation into the officer-involved shooting death of Mr. Brandon Tate-Brown a letter grade in the same manner in which he judged the recommendations from the President’s Task Force on 21st […]