Let’s Say Black Lives Mattered
A Penn professor and novelist on what life would be like if we could see the sacred in each other
America, Dude! Learn from Black Lives
For our nation to heal, we must open our ears and hearts to the messages our young people are sending us
Guest Commentary: A Love Letter to the Post Office
The USPS is in the news these days for its (potential) election-related failings. But a novelist and Penn professor remembers it for its beauty
Guest Commentary: Choose #BlackLife
A novelist and Penn professor joined the massive Philly march for black lives on Saturday—and found hope amidst the grief
They Vote(d) That Jawn
Nearly 7,000 18-year-olds registered to vote between the primary and general elections this year. The bestselling author and Safe Kids Stories founder announces the winners of the Vote That Jawn contest, which helped to GOTV
Vote That Jawn
The Citizen joins bestselling novelist and SafeKids Stories founder in launching a citywide effort to get young people to the polls. We need them now more than ever
Where is Home?
A Penn student’s program for African immigrant children explores what it means to have a home in two worlds—and what language to say it in
Welcome to your new home, Habibi!
A bestselling novelist and founder of SafeKids Stories joins a musical tribute welcoming Syrian refugees to Philadelphia