The Sixers may be struggling. But through their support of NBA Math Hoops, Philly-area kids get the all-star treatment for excelling—in the classroom
Did LeBron Choke?
Missing from the NBA players’ historic wildcat strike last month was a call for bold action on economic justice. If only they’d heard of Philly nonprofit B Lab
Citizens of the Week: Jakeema Burton and Brianna Banks
The coaches are empowering youth off and on the field through their work with Up2Us Sports and Kensington Soccer Club
Why The Sixers Need Jay Wright
Our dysfunctional pro team’s problems have nothing to do with basketball
The Hook is Sports
Give and Go Athletics uses sports to give kids in Brewerytown the confidence to be who they want to be
Guest Commentary: An Open Letter To Malcolm Jenkins
What the NFL star (and former Citizen columnist) doesn’t get about DeSean Jackson’s anti-Semitic posts
Oy Vey, DeSean!
The reaction to the NFL star’s anti-Semitic postings flips the usual script … and may just offer a constructive way forward in Black / Jewish relations
I Am Because We Are
The Citizen’s 2020 Jeremy Nowak Urban Innovation Award will go to a program fighting gun violence and incarceration through basketball. Here, one of the organizers explains what it means to him—and for young black men in Philly