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

By Sam Rosenthal

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

By Larry Platt

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

By Aaron Crump

Guest Commentary: Lessons From The Locker Room

A former Eagle and community activist reacts to the killing of George Floyd by sharing lessons on diversity and common cause

By Connor Barwin

Phillies Strat-O-Matic Season: Gargano Gets Real

Thanks to the iconic board game Strat-O-Matic Baseball, The Philadelphia Citizen is bringing you the simulated box scores of your Phillies’ 2020 season

WATCH: Virtual Chat With The Last Dance Producer Mike Tollin

The Citizen’s latest virtual event found two old pals sharing an intimate conversation spanning life, death—and basketball

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: Virtual Town Hall on The Last Dance

The Philly-born producer of the hit Michael Jordan documentary takes us behind the scenes of the film that has stormed America

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Phillies Strat-O-Matic Season: Phils Beat Rangers, Reach .500

Miss your Phils? See what happened against Texas in their (simulated) season