Guest Commentary: The End of Race?

A white father of three Black sons urges America to let George Floyd’s murder mark the beginning of our next great chapter

By Seth Berger

Guest Commentary: One Year From an Execution

On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, the deputy director of the City’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity reflects on Black mental health, stress and trauma

By Sharon Clinton

Keep the Momentum of Change Going

On the anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, let’s remember that the work towards racial justice is not over. Here, 13+ ways to make change

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

It’s All In The Name

Why I couldn't bring myself to watch the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd

By James Peterson

Jim Kenney’s Very Bad Week

Between a devastating report by Controller Rebecca Rhynhart and his administration’s fumbling of the vaccination rollout, it’s no wonder the mayor has floated the idea of cutting bait and running for the Senate

By Larry Platt

A Predictable Powder Keg

Philly officials who overlooked the smoldering tensions around Aramingo Avenue did that neighborhood—and our city—a grave disservice

By Thom Nickels

A World of Open Doors

Covid-19 and the George Floyd protests have revealed the failures of America both at home and to the rest of the world. The antidote is more openness, not less

By Ajay Raju

Reality Check: In Policing, Prevention is the Best Medicine

How about we keep murderous cops off the force to begin with? WURD’s midday host lays out a plan to do that

By Charles D. Ellison