Generation Change Philly: The Literary Activist
Few Philadelphians have had so seismic an impact in so short a time as Jeannine Cook, social justice activist and owner of Harriett’s Bookshop. And she’s just getting started
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
What last week's meeting between Black and Jewish leaders tells us, now that the local head of the NAACP has been jettisoned for an anti-Semitic posting
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
Reality Check: Just How Much Influence Does the Philly FOP Have?
WURD’s afternoon host suggests we follow the money—and that grassroots groups start playing the same political game
Guest Commentary: On Race And Place, Philly Needs One Set of Rules
A good government advocate finds the common thread in Black Lives Matter and anti-median parking activists
Civility, We Hardly Knew Ye
When Black Lives Matter shut down a City Hall press conference, it was proof that shouting and name-calling have become our common language
Repairing the Breach
Local Jewish and Black leaders on repairing the rift between the two once-allied communities