The Color of Law: “Greathearted, Restless, Full of Purpose”
An oral history of the life and legacy of Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, being honored by The Citizen next week
Kensington’s Recovery Plan
At the epicenter of the region’s opioid and homelessness crisis, the River Wards have been all but abandoned by city leaders. But does the City already have a solution to the problem?
Who Didn’t Vote in 2020
Philly’s once-in-a-generation turnout helped give Joe Biden the presidency. But in North Philly’s Hunting Park, voters mostly stayed home. What will get them to the polls next time?
Putting Money to Work
Women’s Way is set to expand a financial coaching program that has already helped 250 low- and moderate-income women save $115,000. Could it be the key to getting them through the pandemic?
Why Porngate Still Matters
One of the previously unnamed judges tagged for sending offensive emails in the 2015 scandal is running for Superior Court. Post #MeToo, what do voters have the right to know?
Philly’s Voting Machine Fiasco…
...is even worse than you thought. The City wants to buy a costly machine that may be easily-hacked. Is it too late to stop it?
Ideas We Should Steal: “The Real Possibilities for Change”
Connecticut’s Child FIRST program sends therapists into homes to help families address crippling mental health needs. Could it help the poorest Philadelphians get ahead?
Meet the Disruptors: Dave Silver and Will Toms
An innovative music incubator helps local musicians succeed—and stay in Philly