Citizen Of The Week: Nasihah Thompson-King

As her Mastery-Shoemaker principal attests, the high schooler benched from basketball because of her hijab is a freedom fighter for our times

By Sharif El-Mekki

Citizen of the Week: Scott Blunk

The volunteer at W.B. Saul High School’s on-campus farm is taking what was once seen as troublesome and expensive animal waste and transforming it from poo to profit

By Jill Harkins

Citizen of the Week: Kyle Shenandoah

The Millenial from Forgotten Bottom realized he had to be the change he wanted to see in his neighborhood. So he jumped all in

By Samara Ahmed

Citizen of the Week: Charito Morales

After her brother died of an overdose in front of her at a North Philly drug encampment, the nurse put action to his last words: Maybe you can help these other guys.

By Sharon Christner

Citizen of the Week: Angela Val

The Point Breeze resident could have just cleaned the litter on her small block. Instead, she launched a community effort for the whole neighborhood

By Patrick Bilow

Citizens of the Week: Student Gun Reform Activists

Thousands of high schoolers from around the region will walk out of school Wednesday to protest inaction on gun control. And we should thank them

By Jamie Bogert

Citizen of the Week: Kristina Ashley

The Philly woman raised $11,000 to take 450 city kids to see Black Panther this month

By Patrick Bilow

This is your grandma’s coffee shop

Old City’s Frieda Cafe offers the opposite of working remotely: Human interaction across the ages

By Jamie Bogert