Few can argue that racism in Philadelphia has been extinguished. It exists in government, in the form of government contracts reserved for minorities. It exists in the hearts of many people in many neighborhoods. It exists in the subconscious of people. It was part and parcel of a few mayors — Frank “Vote White” Rizzo and John “The brothers and sisters are running the city” Street.
Know people before you condemn them
With the help of a teenage friend, a Holocaust survivor finds there are enough recollections of a difficult life to fill a book.
Phillies strike out on playoffs for all to see
Owners ask burglar to return dog’s ashes
After surviving Haiti’s earthquake in 2010, Richard Laurent moved to Philadelphia. He’s a straight-A student at Northeast High School and a starter on the Vikings’ varsity soccer squad.
A couple of local Democratic state lawmakers are blasting a Senate Republican proposal that could harm the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.